Thread Rush - native (Juncus filicaulis)
Family: Juncaceae (Rush family).
- the stems are slender and wiry with up to 20 striations
- the flowers are in one to three globular clusters
- the pith is continuous and cobwebby or with small air spaces
- the petals are strongly reddish tinged
- the cataphylls (the straw-textured basal leaves) are pale at the base.
filicaulis: thread-like stem.