Latin name: Juncus bufonius L. var. occidentalis
  F.J. Herm.
  Pronunciation: JUN-kus boo-FO-nee-us ok-si-
  den-TAY-lis

  Common name: Western toad rush
  Family: Juncaceae (Rush)
  Habitat: Dry pools, streamsides, to 9000' through-
  out California

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Juncus
  2) bufonius
  3) occidentalis
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