Juncus subnodulosus

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Juncus subnodulosus
Juncus-subnodulosus.jpg
Stand in January, Vilhelmsborg
(Eastern Jutland, Denmark)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Juncaceae
Genus: Juncus
Species:
J. subnodulosus
Binomial name
Juncus subnodulosus
Synonyms

Juncus obtusiflorus Ehrh. ex Hoffm.

Juncus subnodulosus, the blunt-flowered rush, is a species of rush. It natively occurs from the Mediterranean region across temperate Europe, but it does not range far into Scandinavia. Introduced populations exist in New Zealand and North America.

This species is an important associate within the anthropogenic Juncus subnodulosus-Cirsium palustre fen-meadow ecosystem, an important habitat type of Western Europe. J. subnodulosus is particularly prevalent within the disturbed ridges of this type of fen-meadow.[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Perring et al. (1964), Hogan (2009)

References[edit]

Media related to Juncus subnodulosus at Wikimedia Commons

  • Perring, Franklyn; Sell, Peter D.; Walters, Stuart M.; Whitehouse, Harold L.K. (1964): A flora of Cambridgeshire. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • Hogan, C. Michael (2009): Marsh Thistle: Cirsium palustre at GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. N. Strömberg