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Compact Rush

Juncus conglomeratus

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Juncaceae (Rush)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Tight clusters of tiny dark brown flowers, one cluster per stem near to the top.
Fruit:
A capsule which contains at least 3 seeds.
Leaves:
Tussock-forming and overwintering. Very linear, wire-like leaves. Hollow, green, erect leaves, all of which are borne at ground level.
Maximum Size:
100cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
Not edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Other Names:
Common Rush.
Habitats:
Bogs, farmland, fens, floodplains, grassland, marshes, meadows, moorland, mountains, ponds, roadsides, swamps, water, waterside, wetland, woodland.