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Juncus squarrosus Sturm14

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Juncaceae
Genus: Juncus
Species: Juncus squarrosus

Juncus squarrosus L., 1753

Juncus ellmanii C.E.Hubb., Sandwith & Turrill
Juncus sprengelii Willd.
Juncus squarrosus subsp. ellmanii (C.E.Hubb., Sandwith & Turrill) Maire & Weiller
Juncus squarrosus var. glomeratus Hartm.
Juncus squarrosus var. longibracteatus Zapal.
Juncus strictus Lucé


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 327. Reference page.


International Plant Names Index. 2017. Juncus squarrosus. Published online. Accessed: Sep 25 2017.
The Plant List 2013. Juncus squarrosus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Sep 25. 2017. Juncus squarrosus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 25 Sep 2017.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Juncus squarrosus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.

Vernacular names
eesti: Nõmmluga
suomi: Harjasvihvilä
Nederlands: Trekrus

Juncus squarrosus, called goose corn, heath rush, and mosquito rush, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Juncus, native to Iceland, Europe, and Morocco, and introduced to Greenland, Svalbard, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the US state of Wisconsin.[2][3][4] It is pollution-tolerant.[5]


Sp. Pl.: 327 (1753)
"Juncus squarrosus L." Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
"Juncus squarrosus goose corn". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 19 January 2021. "Other common names; …heath rush, moss rush"
"Plant profile for Juncus squarrosus L. mosquito rush". Plants Database. USDA. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
Britton, Andrea J.; Hester, Alison J.; Hewison, Richard L.; Potts, Jacqueline M.; Ross, Louise C. (2017). "Climate, pollution and grazing drive long-term change in moorland habitats". Applied Vegetation Science. 20 (2): 194–203. doi:10.1111/avsc.12260. S2CID 89179740.

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