Juncus arcticus Willd.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Juncales||Rushes, sedges, and other grasslike plants|
|Genus||Juncus||Possibly from Latin jungere, “to join or bind,” because the stems were used for binding|
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Juncus arcticus description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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6/16/2013 · Sonny and Donna’s, Tenant’s Harbor, Maine
≈ 5 × 6" (13 × 14 cm)
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