Latin name: Juncus mexicanus Willd.
  Pronunciation: JUN-kus mex-i-KAY-nus

  Common name: Mexican rush
  Family: Juncaceae (Rush)
  Habitat: Common from the coast to montane
  meadows, often moist areas, many plant communi-
  ties from Central California south

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Juncus
  2) mexicanus
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