Definition of Juncus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Juncus
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, Rush Family
Member holonyms: Bullrush, Bulrush, Common Rush, Juncus Effusus, Soft Rush

Definition of Juncus

1. a type of plant [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juncus

July 1
July 4
July Monarchy
Jumada I
Jumada II
Junco hyemalis
Juncus articulatus
Juncus bufonius
Juncus effusus
Juncus inflexus
Juncus leseurii
Juncus tenuis
June 14
June 21
June 23
June 24
June 29
June 3

Literary usage of Juncus

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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1893)
"(citing it by error, apparently from Pursh, juncus aristatus, and1 modifying Michaux's description to some extent), and another, which he described as a new ..."

2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Baldwin and Mobile counties. July, October; frequent. Type locality: "Hab. in Georgia et Carolina.'' Herb. Geol. Surv. Herb. Mohr. juncus scirpoides Lain. ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"The characters by which juncus compressus may be distinguished from the black ... In juncus compressus the anthers are little if at all longer than the ..."

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