Juncus anthelatus (Wieg.) R.E. Brooks

Locations ofJuncus anthelatus (Wieg.) R.E. Brooks in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Juncus anthelatus (Wieg.) R.E. Brooks
Common Name
Large Path Rush, Greater Poverty Rush
Juncus tenuis Willd. var. anthelatus Wiegand
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Juncus anthelatus (Wieg.) R.E. Brooks
Map very incomplete, as this species has been subsumed under Juncus tenuis in most Virginia studies. Our plants seem to have tepal lengths slightly longer and floral internodes slightly shorter than plants from farther north. Specimens are frequently difficult to distinguish from J. tenuis, of which J. anthelatus has often been considered a variety.
Various open, often moist to wet habitats, including ruderal areas such as roadsides, paths, and fields. Incompletely mapped but known from the mountains, Piedmont, and inner Coastal Plain; frequent in some areas.
Native Status

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