Accepted scientific name:
Juncus tenuis Willd. (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis Willd.
Synonyms:
Juncus bicornis Michx. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus bicornis Michx.
Juncus bicornis var. williamsii Vict. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus bicornis var. williamsii Vict.
Juncus chloroticus Schult. & Schult.f. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus chloroticus Schult. & Schult.f.
Juncus germanorum Steud. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus germanorum Steud.
Juncus gesneri Sm. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus gesneri Sm.
Juncus gracilis Sm. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus gracilis Sm.
Juncus involucratus Kirk (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus involucratus Kirk
Juncus lucidus Hochst. (synonym)
Juncus macer Gray (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus macer Gray
Juncus macer f. williamsii (Fernald) F.J.Herm. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus macer f. williamsii (Fernald) F.J.Herm.
Juncus macer var. williamsii Fernald (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus macer var. williamsii Fernald
Juncus smithii Kunth (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus smithii Kunth
Juncus tenuis var. bicornis (Michx.) E.Mey. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. bicornis (Michx.) E.Mey.
Juncus tenuis subsp. bicornis (Michx.) P.Fourn. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis subsp. bicornis (Michx.) P.Fourn.
Juncus tenuis var. germanorum (Steud.) Rouy (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. germanorum (Steud.) Rouy
Juncus tenuis var. laxiflorus Fiek (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. laxiflorus Fiek
Juncus tenuis var. multicornis E.Mey. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. multicornis E.Mey.
Juncus tenuis var. nakaii Satake (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. nakaii Satake
Juncus tenuis f. williamsii (Fernald) F.J.Herm. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis f. williamsii (Fernald) F.J.Herm.
Juncus tenuis var. williamsii Fernald (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tenuis var. williamsii Fernald
Juncus tristanianus Hemsl. (synonym) 1 literature reference for Juncus tristanianus Hemsl.
Common names:
Common name Language Country
field rush - USA Click here to show the literature
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path rush - USA Click here to show the literature
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poverty rush - USA Click here to show the literature
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slender rush - USA Click here to show the literature
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slender yard rush - USA Click here to show the literature
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wiregrass - USA Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Plantae
Phylum Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Poales
Family Juncaceae
Genus Juncus
Distribution: Alabama, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Alaska, Subarctic America, Northern America; Alberta, Western Canada, Northern America; Argentina Northeast, Southern South America, Southern America; Argentina Northwest, Southern South America, Southern America; Arizona, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Arkansas, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Austria, Middle Europe, Europe; Azores, Macaronesia, Africa; Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Europe; Belarus, Eastern Europe, Europe; Belgium, Middle Europe, Europe; Brazil South, Brazil, Southern America; British Columbia, Western Canada, Northern America; Bulgaria, Southeastern Europe, Europe; Buryatiya, Siberia, Asia-Temperate; California, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Central European Russia, Eastern Europe, Europe; China North-Central, China, Asia-Temperate; China South-Central, China, Asia-Temperate; China Southeast, China, Asia-Temperate; Colombia, Western South America, Southern America; Colorado, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Connecticut, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Costa Rica, Central America, Southern America; Czechoslovakia, Middle Europe, Europe; Delaware, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Denmark, Northern Europe, Europe; District of Columbia, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; East European Russia, Eastern Europe, Europe; Ecuador, Western South America, Southern America; El Salvador, Central America, Southern America; Finland, Northern Europe, Europe; Florida, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; France, Southwestern Europe, Europe; Georgia, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Germany, Middle Europe, Europe; Great Britain, Northern Europe, Europe; Greece, Southeastern Europe, Europe; Guatemala, Central America, Southern America; Hawaii, North-Central Pacific, Pacific; Honduras, Central America, Southern America; Hungary, Middle Europe, Europe; Idaho, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Illinois, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Indiana, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Iowa, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Ireland, Northern Europe, Europe; Irkutsk, Siberia, Asia-Temperate; Italy, Southeastern Europe, Europe; Jamaica, Caribbean, Southern America; Japan, Eastern Asia, Asia-Temperate; Kansas, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Kentucky, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Khabarovsk, Russian Far East, Asia-Temperate; Krym, Eastern Europe, Europe; Kuril Is., Russian Far East, Asia-Temperate; KwaZulu-Natal, Southern Africa, Africa; Labrador, Eastern Canada, Northern America; Louisiana, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Madagascar, Western Indian Ocean, Africa; Madeira, Macaronesia, Africa; Maine, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Manchuria, China, Asia-Temperate; Manitoba, Western Canada, Northern America; Maryland, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Masachusettes, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Mauritius, Western Indian Ocean, Africa; Mexico Central, Mexico, Northern America; Mexico Gulf, Mexico, Northern America; Mexico Northeast, Mexico, Northern America; Mexico Northwest, Mexico, Northern America; Mexico Southeast, Mexico, Northern America; Michigan, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Minnesota, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Mississippi, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Missouri, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Montana, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Nebraska, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Netherlands, Middle Europe, Europe; Nevada, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America; New Brunswick, Eastern Canada, Northern America; New Hampshire, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; New Jersey, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; New Mexico, South-Central U.S.A., Northern America; New South Wales, Australia, Australasia; New York, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; New Zealand North, New Zealand, Australasia; New Zealand South, New Zealand, Australasia; Newfoundland, Eastern Canada, Northern America; North Carolina, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; North Caucasus, Caucasus, Asia-Temperate; North Dakota, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; North European Russia, Eastern Europe, Europe; Northern Provinces, Southern Africa, Africa; Northwest European Russia, Eastern Europe, Europe; Norway, Northern Europe, Europe; Nova Scotia, Eastern Canada, Northern America; Ohio, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Oklahoma, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Ontario, Eastern Canada, Northern America; Oregon, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Paraguay, Southern South America, Southern America; Pennsylvania, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Poland, Middle Europe, Europe; Primorye, Russian Far East, Asia-Temperate; Prince Edward I., Eastern Canada, Northern America; Puerto Rico, Caribbean, Southern America; Qu├ębec, Eastern Canada, Northern America; Rhode I., Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Romania, Southeastern Europe, Europe; Saskatchewan, Western Canada, Northern America; South Australia, Australia, Australasia; South Carolina, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; South Dakota, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; South European Russia, Eastern Europe, Europe; Spain, Southwestern Europe, Europe; Sweden, Northern Europe, Europe; Switzerland, Middle Europe, Europe; Taiwan, Eastern Asia, Asia-Temperate; Tasmania, Australia, Australasia; Tennessee, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Texas, South-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Transcaucasus, Caucasus, Asia-Temperate; Tristan da Cunha, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic; Turkey, Western Asia, Asia-Temperate; Ukraine, Eastern Europe, Europe; Uruguay, Southern South America, Southern America; Utah, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America; Venezuela, Northern South America, Southern America; Vermont, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Victoria, Australia, Australasia; Virginia, Southeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Washington, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America; West Virginia, Northeastern U.S.A., Northern America; Western Australia, Australia, Australasia; Wisconsin, North-Central U.S.A., Northern America; Wyoming, Northwestern U.S.A., Northern America
Additional data: Native in E North America but introduced to many areas and established in numerous regions over the extratropical regions of both hemispheres. First find in Europe dates back to 1824. Spreading, and likely to be found in additional countries.
Source database: IOPI-GPC, 10.0, Aug 2007
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Kirschner J., 2002
Online resource: http://www.bgbm.org/IOPI/GPC/PTaxonDetail.asp?RIDentifier=357
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:e614a3f0-29c1-102b-9a4a-00304854f820:col20110201