Juncus brachycarpus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyJuncaceae
Family (Traditional)Juncaceae
GenusJuncus
SpeciesJuncus brachycarpus Engelm.
Common Namewhiteroot 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: 5.0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G4G5 (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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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), Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Edmonson (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Scott (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Crockett (TN), Cumberland (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Warren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100098324 Madison Kentucky 28 Jul 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-674
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098258 Rowan Kentucky 13 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1169
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098282 Montgomery Kentucky 27 Jun 1984 Julian Campbell
455
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098365 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1984 Steven Rice
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098290 Madison Kentucky 26 Jun 1973 J. Stuart Lassetter
1991
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098399 Montgomery Kentucky 27 Jun 1984 Julian Campbell
481
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098373 Ballard Kentucky 12 Jun 1996 Bryce D. Fields
871
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098316 Lincoln Kentucky 25 Jun 1981 R. Hannan
7377
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098308 Madison Kentucky 12 Jul 1992 Timothy J. Weckman
23
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100185568 Pulaski Kentucky 01 Jun 1991 John Richard Abbott
393
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098407 Muhlenberg Kentucky 01 Jun 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5685
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098357 Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-769
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098423 Graves Kentucky 06 Jun 2010 Deborah White
6
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098340 Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-719
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098266 Pulaski Kentucky 30 Jun 1988 Frances Carter
78
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098233 Russell Kentucky 05 Jul 1988 Bruce Hoagland
264
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098241 Rowan Kentucky 01 Jul 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6489
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098332 Madison Kentucky 26 Jun 1973 J. Stuart Lassetter
1991
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098225 Bledsoe Tennessee 03 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5023
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100185543 Stewart Tennessee 28 Jul 2010 Landon E. McKinney
11180
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100185477 Hickman Kentucky 28 Jun 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73D5.3
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098415 Powell Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 W. Meijer
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098381 Madison Kentucky 23 Jun 1990 Darren A. Miller
39
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA004791 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA004792 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005488 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005485 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005487 Montgomery Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005489 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061624 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0063084 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061592 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061577 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061575 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0063082 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061625 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061604 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061590 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061580 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061617 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061598 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061608 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061601 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061566 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
31234100098274 Montgomery Kentucky 20 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
904
EKY
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA004793 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA004790 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA004794 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
BEREA022924 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Juncus brachycarpus
31973000014410 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005486 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005482 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061628 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0063092 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061578 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061579 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061597 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061609 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061603 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061614 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061627 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061564 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061610 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061583 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061595 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061619 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061607 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061588 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061594 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061562 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061596 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061621 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061576 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061630 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061613 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061600 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061622 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061570 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061591 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061569 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061584 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061611 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061626 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061618 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061623 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061631 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061593 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061612 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061565 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061574 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061629 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061599 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061567 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061572 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061568 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061563 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061582 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061620 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0063083 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061587 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061586 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061571 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061573 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061589 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061606 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061605 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061615 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061585 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061602 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
UCHT005115 Bradley Tennessee 01 Jul 1989 D. Houck
2704
UCHT
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038025 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101364 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038021 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038031 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038027 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038035 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038037 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101366 Calloway Kentucky 14 Jun 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038043 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0065153 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038028 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038020 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0117317 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038039 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038029 Trigg Kentucky 08 Jun 2003 Ralph Thompson
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038034 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038036 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038038 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038023 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0052483 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101362 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101363 Henderson Kentucky 14 Jul 1973
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038040 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0079538 Christian Kentucky 03 Jun 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101087 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0110524 Lincoln Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038042 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038033 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038024 Trigg Kentucky 16 Jun 1966 William H. Ellis
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038041 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038026 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038030 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0041456 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038032 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
MTSU003289 Lewis Tennessee 24 Mar 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Juncus brachycarpus
UOS00102 Grundy Tennessee 30 Jul 1962 Walter Chambers
UOS
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0038022 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
APSC0101365 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Juncus brachycarpus
HTTU027376 Macon Tennessee
HTTU
Juncus brachycarpus
HTTU027377 Macon Tennessee
HTTU
Juncus brachycarpus
UOS07212 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Juncus brachycarpus
MTSU003293 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Juncus brachycarpus
UCHT005118 Marion Tennessee 18 Jun 1998 John Beck
2253
UCHT
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061581 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
TENN-V-0061616 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005484 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
MDKY00005483 Scott Kentucky
MDKY
Juncus brachycarpus
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