bog rush, moor rush
[Juncus stygius subsp. americanus L.]
Etymology: Juncus: the classical Latin name for the rush, possibly from jungere, "to join or bind," because the stems were used for binding
Plants: perennial rush
Conservation Status: Endangered
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = OBL WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.