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Juncus canadensis

Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe

Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe var. euroauster Fernald

Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe var. sparsiflorus Fernald

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderJuncalesRushes, sedges, and other grasslike plants
FamilyJuncaceaeRush family
GenusJuncusPossibly from Latin jungere, “to join or bind,” because the stems were used for binding
Speciescanadensis“Of or from Canada”

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Juncus canadensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 Jul 2011.

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Juncus canadensis

9/20/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 8 × 11" (20 × 28 cm) ID is uncertain

Juncus canadensis

9/20/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 4½ × 7" (11 × 17 cm) ID is uncertain

Juncus canadensis

9/20/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 16 × 24" (41 × 62 cm) ID is uncertain

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