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Sea Rush

Juncus maritimus

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Poales
Family:
Juncaceae (Rush)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
1 metre tall
Habitats:
Saltmarshes, sand dunes, seaside.

Flower:
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Brown, 6 petals
 
Flowers have long sharp-pointed bracts, extending well past the top of the flowers themselves.
Fruit:
Brownish-green, bluntly pointed capsule.
Leaves:
Sharply pointed.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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