Juncus brachycephalus (Engelm.) Buchenau
Family: Juncaceae
short-headed rush,  more...
[Juncus brachycephalus f. hexandrus (Engelm.) Buchenau,  more]
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Andrew Hipp  
Etymology: Juncus: the classical Latin name for the rush, possibly from jungere, "to join or bind," because the stems were used for binding
Plants: perennial rush
- inflorescence terminal

- leaves terete and septate

- seeds with tails on both ends

- heads narrower than hemispherical

- heads narrower than hemispherical, 2-5(-7) flowered

- perianth (1.5-)2.0-2.5 mm

- tepals blunt or rounded at the tip

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