Latin name: Juncus acutus L. ssp. leopoldii (Parl.)
  Snog.
  Pronunciation: JUN-kus ak-YOO-us lee-oh-POLD-
  ee-eye

  Common name: Spiny rush
  Family: Juncaceae (Rush)
  Habitat: Moist saline places, coastal salt marsh, alkali
  seeps and alkali sink in Colorado Desert

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Juncus  2) acutus

  3) leopoldii
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