Juncus articulatus Linnaeus 1753 (Family Juncaceae)

Height: 15-60cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - September (Earliest: 7.7)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Pond Edge
Pollination: Wind
Flower Visitors:
Episyrphus balteatus

Helophilus pendulus
Herbivores:
Plateumaris consimilis
Possible Herbivores:
Hypenodes humidalis Larva

Glyphipterix thrasonella Larva

Several Tenthredinidae
Sapivores:
Conomelus anceps

Florodelphax leptosoma

Rhopalosiphum padi

Schizaphis palustris

Macrosteles sexnotatus
Possible Sapivores:
Stenodema holsata
Decomposers:
Phyllachora junci

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Jointed Rush


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