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Toad Rush

Juncus bufonius

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Juncaceae (Rush)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Tiny star-shaped flowers with 6 tepals and thinly scattered. Forked inflorescence with some flowers located at the tips of the branches.
Fruit:
A 3-valved capsule with many seeds inside.
Leaves:
Clump-forming. Very slender stems, grass-like and either unbranched or branched at the base.
Maximum Size:
60cm 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 Toad Rush, Frog Grass, Frog Rush, Saltweed, Toad Grass.
Habitats:
Bogs, ditches, farmland, grassland, marshes, meadows, mud, riversides, swamps, waterside, wetland, woodland.