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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Juncus marginatus Rostk.
Shore rush, Grassleaf rush

Juncus marginatus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Juncaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America, the West Indies (Cuba, Jamaica), Mexico, Central America and South America.


Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Synonyms: J. aristulatus.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. A specimen at FSU needs to be examined.

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Juncus marginatus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton