Juncus brevicaudatus (Engelm.) Fernald
Family: Juncaceae
narrow-panicle rush
[Juncus canadensis var. brevicaudatus J.Gay ex Laharpe,  more]
Juncus brevicaudatus image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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
Conservation Status: Native
- inflorescence terminal

- leaves terete and septate

- seeds with tails on both ends

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

- branches of inflorescence erect or ascending

- perianth 2.5-3.5 mm

- sepals sharp-pointed

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