Juncus pylaei Laharpe
Common Name: PYLAIE'S SOFT RUSH
Synonym: Juncus effusus
Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

In similar habitats as the closely related Juncus effusus: marshes, shores, banks of ditches and streams, bog borders, pastures, etc., but perhaps less common.

Often a smaller plant than Juncus effusus, but with tepals often longer than those of J. effusus, the larger being 2.5–3.8 mm long and consistently longer than the capsules at maturity.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2913.