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  Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix image
Photographer: Hugh H. Iltis           

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Juncaceae
Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix
northern green rush
Juncus: the classical Latin name for the rush, possibly from jungere, "to join or bind," because the stems were used for binding
alpinoarticulatus: alpino for "alpine;" articulatus for "jointed"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial rush

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Flora of North America (off site)
Juncus alpinus Vill.
Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix subsp. americanus (Farw.) Hämet-Ahti
Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix subsp. fuscescens (Fernald) Hämet-Ahti
Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix subsp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti
Juncus alpinus Vill. subsp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Lindm.
Juncus alpinus Vill. var. americanus Farw.
Juncus alpinus Vill. var. fuscescens Fernald
Juncus alpinus Vill. var. insignis Fr. ex Buchenau
Juncus alpinus Vill. var. rariflorus (Hartm.) Hartm.
Juncus nodulosus Wahlenb.
Juncus rariflorus Hartm.
Juncus richardsonianus Schult.

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