Juncus effusus L.

Soft Rush

Sp. Pl. 326 (1753) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *HNF, *HSF, *NIS, *SnM, *Strz, *VAlp.

There are 5 subspecies, only the nominate subspecies present in Victoria. See Juncus effusus subsp. effusus profile for description.

Source: Albrecht, D.E. (1994). Juncus. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-04
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Juncaceae
genus Juncus
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Juncus effusus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Juncus effusus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Northern Inland Slopes present introduced
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised
Highlands-Northern Fall present naturalised
Strzelecki Ranges present naturalised
Victorian Alps present naturalised
Snowy Mountains present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania