[Rushes: The Genus Juncus in Mt. Adams Country]

Arctic Rush, Baltic Rush, Dark Baltic Rush, Mountain Rush

Juncus balticus ssp. ater

Synonyms: Juncus balticus var. montanus, Juncus balticus var. vallicola, Juncus vallicola

Flower of Baltic Rush, Dark Baltic Rush: Juncus balticus ssp. ater (Synonyms: Juncus balticus ssp. balticus, Juncus balticus var. balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. cascadensis, Juncus balticus var. littoralis, Juncus balticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. montanus, Juncus balticus ssp. occidentalis, Juncus balticus var. vallicola)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the flower of arctic rush as photographed along Road #23 at Babyshoe Pass Meadows on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams.........September 18, 2008. Note that the anthers are much longer than the filaments.

Inflorescence of Baltic Rush, Dark Baltic Rush: Juncus balticus ssp. ater (Synonyms: Juncus balticus ssp. balticus, Juncus balticus var. balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. cascadensis, Juncus balticus var. littoralis, Juncus balticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. montanus, Juncus balticus ssp. occidentalis, Juncus balticus var. vallicola)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the inflorescence of arctic rush as photographed along Road #23 at Babyshoe Pass Meadows on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams........September 18, 2008.

Habitat of Arctic Rush, Baltic Rush, Dark Baltic Rush, Mountain Rush: Juncus balticus ssp. ater (Synonyms: Juncus arcticus, Juncus arcticus ssp. ater, Juncus arcticus ssp. balticus, Juncus arcticus var. balticus, Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus arcticus var. littoralis, Juncus arcticus var. montanus, Juncus ater, Juncus balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. balticus, Juncus articus var. balticus, Juncus balticus var. balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. cascadensis, Juncus balticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. melanogenus, Juncus balticus var. montanus, Juncus balticus ssp. occidentalis, Juncus balticus var. stenocarpus, Juncus balticus var. vallicola) - Inflorescence of Arctic Rush, Baltic Rush, Dark Baltic Rush, Mountain Rush: Juncus balticus ssp. ater (Synonyms: Juncus arcticus, Juncus arcticus ssp. ater, Juncus arcticus ssp. balticus, Juncus arcticus var. balticus, Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus arcticus var. littoralis, Juncus arcticus var. montanus, Juncus ater, Juncus balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. balticus, Juncus articus var. balticus, Juncus balticus var. balticus, Juncus balticus ssp. cascadensis, Juncus balticus ssp. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. littoralis, Juncus balticus var. melanogenus, Juncus balticus var. montanus, Juncus balticus ssp. occidentalis, Juncus balticus var. stenocarpus, Juncus balticus var. vallicola)

Arctic rush as seen in a small pond in Young's Wetlands (Columbia Land Trust property) to the east of Glenwood, WA.......June 5, 2014.

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Arctic rush photographed at Muddy Meadows on the northern slopes of Mt. Adams..........August 7, 2005.

Paul Slichter