[The Rush Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Rushes of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Juncus

Pointed rush: Juncus oxymeris

Pointed rush: Juncus oxymeris

Knotty Leaf Rush, Sharp-fruited Rush, Tapered Rush, Tapertip Rush: Juncus acuminatus (Synonyms: Juncus acuminatus var. legitimus, Juncus pondii) -

Alpine Rush, Northern Rush: Juncus alpinoarticulatus (Synonyms: Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. americanus, Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. fuscescens, Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus, Juncus alpinus (Illegitimate name), Juncus richardsonianus)

Jointed Rush, Jointleaf Rush, Joint-leaf Rush, Joint-leaved Rush: Juncus articulatus ssp. articulatus (Synonyms: Juncus articulatus var. obtusatus, Juncus articulatus var. stolonifer, Juncus lampocarpus, Luzula hyperborea) -

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) -

Narrow-panicled Rush, Short-tailed Rush: Juncus brevicaudatus (Synonyms: Juncus canadensis var. brevicaudatus, Juncus canadensis var. coarctatus, Juncus canadensis var. kuntzei, Juncus kuntzei, Juncus tweedyi)

Toad Rush: Juncus bufonius (Synonyms: Juncus ambiguous, Juncus bufonius var. bufonius, Juncus bufonius var. congestus, Juncus bufonius var. halophilus, Juncus bufonius var. occidentalis, Juncus sphaerocarpus) -

Roundfruit Rush, Round-fruited Rush: Juncus compressus - Collected along the Columbia River near exit 151 off Interstate 84 about 12 miles west of Boardman, OR.

Coville's Rush: Juncus covillei (Synonyms: Juncus covillei var. covillei, Juncus covellei var. obtusatus, Juncus obtusatus, Juncus prominens) -

Dudley's Rush: Juncus dudleyi (Synonyms: Juncus tenuis var. dudleyi, Juncus tenuis var. uniflorus) -

Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. effusus (Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus) -

Common Rush, Lamp Rush: Juncus effusus var. gracillis (Synonym: Juncus laccatus) - Found in the Columbia River Gorge?

Common Rush, Pacific Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. caeruleomontanus, Juncus effusus var. pacificus) -

Eastern Soft Rush, Nova Scotia Rush: Juncus effusus ssp solutus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. solutus) -

Dagger-leaf Rush, Dagger-leaved Rush, Swordleaf Rush, Sword-leaf Rush, Three-stamened Rush: Juncus ensifolius (Synonyms: Juncus ensifolius var. ensifolius, Juncus saximontanus var. saximontanus, Juncus tracyi, Juncus xiphioides, Juncus xiphioides var. triandrus) -

European Blue Rush: Juncus inflexus ssp. inflexus

Arizona Rush, Inland Rush, Interior Juncus, New Mexico Rush: Juncus interior (Synonyms: Juncus interior var. arizonicus, Juncus interior var. interior, Juncus tenuis var. arizonicus, Juncus tenuis var. neomexicanus) - Collected from around Locke Lake near Courtney Road off WA SR14 and along the Columbia River at Exit 151 off Interstate 84.

Kellogg's Dwarf Rush: Juncus kelloggii (Synonyms: Juncus brachystylus, Juncus triformis var. brachystylus)

Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

Longstyle Rush, Long-style Rush, Long-styled Rush: Juncus longistylis (Synonym: Juncus longistylis var. longistylis) -

Merten's Rush: Juncus mertensianus (Synonyms: Juncus duranii, Juncus mertensianus var. duranii, Juncus mertensianus var. filifolius, Juncus slwookoorum)

Nevada Rush, Sierra Rush: Juncus nevadensis var. nevadensis (Synonyms: Juncus badius, Juncus columbianus, Juncus dubius, Juncus mertensianus var. badius, Juncus mertensianus var. columbianus, Juncus mertensianus ssp. gracilis, Juncus nevadensis var. badius, Juncus nevadensis var. columbianus) -

Knotted Rush, Tuberous Rush: Juncus nodosus (Synonyms: Juncus nodosus var. meridionalis, Juncus nodosus var. nodosus, Juncus rostkovii)

Prairie Rush, Western Rush: Juncus occidentalis (Synonym: Juncus tenuis var. congestus) -

Pointed rush: Juncus oxymeris (Synonym: Juncus acutiflorus) -

Regel's Rush: Juncus regelii (Synonym: Juncus jonesii) -

Rocky Mountain Rush: Juncus saximontanus (Synonyms: Juncus ensifolius var. brunnescens, Juncus ensifolius var. montanus, Juncus saximontanus var. robustior, Juncus saximontanus var. saximontanus, Juncus tracyi, Juncus xiphioides, Juncus xiophioides var. xiphioides)

Hairyleaf Rush, Spreading Rush: Juncus supiniformis (Synonym: Juncus oreganus) -

Path Rush, Poverty Rush, Slender Rush: Juncus tenuis (Synonyms: Juncus bicornis, Juncus interior, Juncus macer, Juncus tenuis var. bicornis, Juncus tenuis var. multicornus, Juncus tenuis var. tenuis, Juncus tenuis var. williamsii) -

Torrey's Rush: Juncus torreyi (Synonyms: Juncus megacephalus, Juncus nodosus var. megacephalus) -

Foothill Rush: Juncus trilocularis (Synonym: Juncus brachyphyllus)

Inch-high Rush, Inch High Rush, Twelfth Rush: Juncus uncialis -


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