Juncus torreyi

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyJuncaceae
Family (Traditional)Juncaceae
GenusJuncus
SpeciesJuncus torreyi Coville
Common Nametorrey rush, Torrey's rush
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; absent; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 2.7
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Juncus nodosus var. megacephalus Juncus nodosus var. megacephalus Torrey

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Bracken (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Clark (KY), Crittenden (KY), Estill (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Henderson (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Livingston (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Pulaski (KY), Washington (KY), Cumberland (TN), Giles (TN), Rutherford (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1973 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100098464 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
378
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098506 Jackson Kentucky 23 Jul 1990 Darren A. Miller
50
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098449 Clark Kentucky 17 Jul 1993 Robert Klein
16
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098571 Madison Kentucky 15 Jul 1975 Jim Oiler
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098589 Madison Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
1993
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098639 Cumberland Tennessee 03 Aug 1990 V. E. McNeilus
90-527
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098472 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
508
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098431 Crittenden Kentucky 22 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
3512
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098548 Lewis Kentucky 05 Aug 1978 John W. Thieret
50636
EKY
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004920 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004922 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004923 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004924 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
31973000014507 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000014506 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31234100098555 Lincoln Kentucky 03 Jul 1993 Ronald L. Jones
7412
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098563 Madison Kentucky 28 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-602
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098530 Jackson Kentucky 29 Jul 1990 Micheal Hill
15
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098522 Jackson Kentucky 07 Jun 1986 Joe Abner
241
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098480 Estill Kentucky 21 Jul 1988 Richard G. Guetig
821
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098514 Jackson Kentucky 12 Jul 1990 C. Siegel
30
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098456 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
278
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098654 Cumberland Tennessee 03 Jul 1990 V. E. McNeilus
90-474
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098597 Madison Kentucky 26 Jul 1984 Donna A. Godbey
39
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098498 Fulton Kentucky 20 Jun 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4312
EKY
Juncus torreyi
31234100098647 Cumberland Tennessee 31 Aug 1989 V. E. McNeilus
89-994
EKY
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004921 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
BEREA004925 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
31973000014505 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000014504 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000014500 Clark Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000004050 Boone Kentucky 14 Jul 2013 Whitson, Maggie (Mary)
2013-0006 1/2
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000014501 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
31973000014503 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
MDKY00005658 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus torreyi
TENN-V-0064196 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Juncus torreyi
TENN-V-0061254 White Tennessee
TENN
Juncus torreyi
TENN-V-0064197 Washington Kentucky
TENN
Juncus torreyi
BEREA024478 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus torreyi
APSC0100340 Jefferson Kentucky 08 Jun 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0100341 Bullitt Kentucky 05 Jul 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0066714 Clark Kentucky 22 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0101085 Henderson Kentucky 14 Jul 1973
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0101061 Breckinridge Kentucky 21 Jul 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0101086 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Juncus torreyi
31973000014502 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Juncus torreyi
MDKY00005657 Crittenden Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus torreyi
APSC0035634 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0035635 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0051319 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Oct 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0079792 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0101337 Jefferson Kentucky 24 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Juncus torreyi
UOS07282 Cumberland Tennessee 16 Aug 1991 V.E. McNeilus
UOS
Juncus torreyi
APSC0079539 Bullitt Kentucky 02 Aug 1978 John MacGregor
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0068763 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Juncus torreyi
APSC0063186 Nelson Kentucky 06 Jul 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Juncus torreyi
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Juncus torreyi - Theo Witsell
Juncus torreyi - Theo Witsell