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Compact Rush

Juncus conglomeratus

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Juncaceae (Rush)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Brown, 6 petals
 
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:
1 metre tall
Other Names:
Common Rush.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Habitats:
Bogs, farmland, fens, floodplains, grassland, marshes, meadows, moorland, mountains, ponds, roadsides, swamps, water, waterside, wetland, woodland.
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