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Juncus hybridus Brot. / Heterotypic Synonyms: Juncus mutabilis Savi, it is an annual plant with few to many stems. Stems (5-)10-20 (-30) cm, erect and usually stout, with 1-4 usually long leaves below the inflorescence, the lower bracts long, leaf-like. Leaves 2-7(-10) cm, usually 0.5-1 mm wide, flat, with convolute margins. Flowers usually in 1-10 capitate clusters. Perianth-segments 3.5-8.5 mm, usually mostly scarious; outer narrowly ovate to lanceolate, inner narrowly ovate to lanceolate, obtuse or subacute. Stamens 6, 1/3-1/2 as long as the perianth; anthers 0.4-0.8 mm, 2/3-4/5 as long as the filaments. Capsule 3.5-4.5 mm, equalling or slightly shorter than the inner perianth-segments, obtusely angled to ellipsoid, subacute to obtuse, often with a raised style-base; style usually deciduous. Seeds 0.3-0.4 mm, broadly ellipsoid to ovoid, usually obtuse, smooth. Life Form: Th,   Flowering in: Mar-May,   Vern: Dees,   Phytochoria: MED+IT,  The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Medit. to Afghanistan.  Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Dayas, W. of  Barce (Al-Merj) by Maier & Weiller


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1977) Flora of Libya, Juncaceae   Vol.  (29) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files