Juncus digitatus
Common Name: finger rush
Family: Juncaceae
Element Code: PMJUN013E0
Full Name: Juncus digitatus C. Witham & Zika

2008 Carol W. Witham
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: annual herb
  • Blooming Period: April - June
  • Habitat:  
    • Cismontane woodland (openings)
    • Lower montane coniferous forest (openings)
    • Vernal pools (xeric)
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 3
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 0 0 0 0 2
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    0 3
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    3 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from only two occurrences in SHA Co.; one occurrence is threatened by ornamental rock mining and the other is threatened by water diversion. A third occurrence in NEV Co. is threatened by development and hydrological alterations. See J. Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2(2):775-781 (2008) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2009-01-02
  • Last Update: 2011-09-20
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 660 - 790 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Nevada (NEV),  Shasta (SHA)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Grass Valley (542A) 39121B1,  Shingletown (627B) 40121D8,  Hagaman Gulch (645D) 40121E7
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 3355
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

39121B1=Grass Valley (542A) 39121B1;40121D8=Shingletown (627B) 40121D8;40121E7=Hagaman Gulch (645D) 40121E7