Common names: Many-headed rush 
|Photo by John B|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Liliopsida - Moncots|
|Natural range of Juncus polycephalos from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
J. polycephalos is a perennial graminoid of the Juncaceae family that is native to North America.
J. polycephalos is found in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Kansas, and Maryland.
J. polycephalos is found in sandy pond margins, ditches, and savannas.
J. polycephalos flowers July through September.
Herbivory and toxicology
The Juncus genus has been observed to host planthoppers from the family Delphacidae such as Nothodelphax consimilis and Nothodelphax occlusa.
Conservation, cultivation, and restoration
References and notes
- USDA Plant Database
- Weakley, A.S. 2015. Flora of the southern and mid-atlantic states. Working Draft of 21 May 2015. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
- Weakley, A. S. (2015). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Herbarium.
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 22 MAY 2018
- Discoverlife.org