Juncus canadensis J.Gay
Family: Juncaceae
Canadian rush
Juncus canadensis image
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 densely hemispherical to spherical, 5-many flowered

- perianth segments tapering to very sharp points