Genus: Juncus

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Juncus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 325. 1753.

List of Juncus Species

References to Juncus

  • Bertness, M. D.; Gough, L.; Shumway, S. W. 1992. Salt tolerances and the distribution of fugitive salt marsh plants. Ecology 73: 1842-51.
  • Brooks, R. E. 1986. Seed morphology under SEM and light microscopy in Kansas Juncus (Juncaceae). Brittonia 38: 201-209.
  • Brooks, R. E. 1989. A revision of Juncus subgenus Poiophylli (Juncaceae) in the eastern United States. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Kansas, Lawrence, KS,
  • Clemants, Steven E. 1990. Juncaceae (Rush Family) of New York State. Contr. To a Flora of New York State. New York State Mus. Bull. 475: 1-end.
  • Cope, T. A. 1978. The Juncus bufonius] L. aggregate in western Europe. Watsonia 12: 113-156.
  • Drabkova, L. 2003. Phylogeny of the Juncaceae based on rbcL sequences, with special emphasis on Luzula DC. and Juncus L. Pl. Syst. Evol. 240: 133-147.
  • Drabkova, L.; Vlcek, C. 2009. DNA variation within Juncaceae: a comparison of impact of organelle regions on phylogeny. Pl. Syst. Evol. 278: 169-186.
  • Eleuterius, L. N. 1975. The life of history of the Salt Marsh Rush, Juncus effucus. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 102: 135-140.
  • Engelmann, G. 1866. Revision of the North American species of the genus Junus, with a description of new or imperfectly known species. Trans. St. Louis Acad. Sci. 2: 442-498. (1866-1868)
  • Ervin, G. N.; Wetzel, R. G. 2001. Seed fall and field germination of needlerush, Junucs effusus L. Aquatic Botany 71: 233-237.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1910. The North American variation of Juncus effusus. Rhodora 12: 81-93.
  • Hacker, S. D.; Bertness, M. D. 1995. Morphological and physiological consequences of a positive plant interaction. Ecology 76: 2165-75.
  • Hamet-Ahti, L. 1980. The Juncus effusus aggregate in eastern North America. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 17: 183-191.
  • Herman, F. J. 1975. Manual of Rushes ({Juncus spp.) pf the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Basin.
  • Knapp, W. M.; Naczi, R. F. C. 2008. Taxonomy, morphology, and geographic distribution of Juncus longii (Juncaceae). Syst. Bot. 33: 685-694. (Also J. biflorus & J. marginatus)
  • Lamont, E. E.; Young, S. M. 2005. Juncus diffusissimus, an addition to the flora of New York, with notes on its recent spread in the United States. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 132: 635-643.
  • Lazenby, A. 1955. Germination and establishment of Juncus effusus L. J. Ecol. 43: 103-119.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Padgett, D. E.; Crow, G. E. 1994. A vegetation and floristic analysis of a created wetland in southeastern New Hampshire. Rhodora 96: 1-29.
  • Reinking, M. 1981. Juncus stuckeyi (Juncaceae), a natural hybrid from northern Ohio. Brittonia 33: 170-178.
  • Richards, C. L. 2005. Habitat range and phenotypic variation in salt marsh plants. Plant Ecology 176: 263-273.
  • Roalson, E. H. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships in the Juncaceae inferred from nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transribed spacer sequence data. Int. J. Plant Sci. 166: 397-413.
  • Ruber, E.; Gillis, G.; Montagna, P. A. 1981. Production of dominant emergent vegetation and of pool algae on a northern Massachusetts salt marsh. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 180-188.
  • Sarma, K. S.; Rogers, S. M. D. 2000. Plant regeneration from seedling explants of Juncus effusus. Aquatic Botany 68: 239-247.
  • Shumway, S. W.; Bertness, M. D. 1992. Salt stress limitation of seedling recruitment in a salt marsh plant community. Oecologia 92: 490-7.
  • Snogerup, S. 1963. Studies on the genus Juncus III. Observations on the diversity of chromosome numbers. Bot. Not. 116: 142-156.
  • Snogerup, S. 1980. Juncus. In: Flora Europaea. Vol. 1. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge. ,
  • Snogerup, S. 1993. A revision of Juncus subgen. Juncus (Juncaceae). Willdenowia 23: 23-73.
  • Stace, C. A. 1970. Anatomy and taxonomy in Juncus subgenus Genuini. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 63: 75-81.
  • Stuckey, R. L. 1980. The migration and establishment of Juncus gerardii (Juncaceae) in the interior of North America. Sida 8: 334-347.
  • Stuckey, R. L. 1981. Distributional history of Juncus compressus (Juncaceae) in North America. Canad. Field-Naturalist 95: 167-171.
  • Wiegand, K. M. 1900. Juncus tenuis Willd., and some of its North American allies. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 27: 511-527.
  • Wilson, S. D. 1991. Plasticity morphology and distribution in twelve lakeshore plants. Oikos 62: 292-298.
  • Wolters, M.; Bakker, J. P. 2002. Soil seed bank and driftline composition along a successional gradient on a temperate salt marsh. Applied Veg. Sci. 5: 55-62.
  • Zenkert, C. A. 1960. The Old-World flowering Rush: An attractive and aggressive immigrant. Science on the March, Mag. Buffalo Mus. Sci. 40: 71-75.
  • Zika, P. F. 2003. Notes on the provenance of some eastern wetland species disjunct in western North America. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 43-46.