Small-flower Rush - introduced (*Juncus pallescens)
Other names: specimens of these plants were previously identified as Juncus microcephalus.
Family: Juncaceae (Rush family).
Juncus pallescens has hollow onion-like leaves, the leaves have internal divisions giving a knobby appearance and feel
the flower clusters are dark coloured and less than 1 cm wide
the seed cases are shorter than the petals so the flower clusters have a slightly jagged appearance
there may be many or just a few flowers in a cluster.
It is an environmental weed.
Photo both: Small-flowered Rush. Epsom.