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Taxon: Juncus acutus L.

 
Genus: Juncus
Family: Juncaceae
Nomen number: 447103
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:325. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sharp rush  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • spiny rush  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, Free State]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.), California (s.), Nevada]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Puebla]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bermuda
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


References:

  1. Balslev, H. 1996. Juncaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 68:73-74.
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  7. Kirschner, J. 2002. Juncaceae 2: Juncus subg. Juncus. Species Plantarum: Flora of the World. 7:6-8.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  9. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  10. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  11. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  12. Snogerup, S. 1993. A revision of Juncus subgen. Juncus (Juncaceae). Willdenowia 23:37.
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  14. Valdés, B. et al., eds. 2002. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification
  15. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  16. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  17. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74.

Check other web resources for Juncus acutus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447103. Accessed 21 July 2019.