Juncaceae, otherwise known as rushes, are grass-like herbs that grow throughout North America in both arctic and temperate regions. The purpose of this monograph is to describe the 2 genera and 24 species of Juncaceae growing in northcentral New Mexico. Included is an introduction to the Juncaceae Family and the region of interest, reference maps, and a description of the materials and methods used to complete this research. Species description pages provide characteristics of the habit, leaves, flowers, fruit, and medicinal/culinary applications as well as pictures and diagrams. A key to the genera, keys to the species, a glossary, and an appendix with collected specimens are also included to increase ease of identifying plants of the Rush Family.
"Rushes of Northcentral New Mexico,"
SMU Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 7:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholar.smu.edu/jour/vol7/iss1/2
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