Juncus laeviusculus subsp. laeviusculus L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Juncus sp. D1 p.p. sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: 'Cortical' air-spaces of the culms well-developed; small sclerenchyma strands numerous in culms; pith interrupted or rarely continuous; cataphylls 3–13 cm long; tepals with very narrow hyaline margins. Culm striations 25–90. Cataphylls abaxially yellow-brown to dark yellow-brown or dark red-brown or blackish towards base. Lowest involucral bract longer than or equalling (rarely shorter than) inflorescence. Tepals acute; outer tepals 1.7–2.1 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: South from Deepwater to Mt Werong.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT
Hybridizes with J. alexandri subsp. melanobasis.
Text by K. L. Wilson, L. A. S. Johnson & P. Bankoff (1993); edited KL Wilson (July 2016)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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