Broom Rush - native (Juncus sarophorus)
Family: Juncaceae (Rush family).
It is moderately common.
- the flowers are clustered into a dense, broom-like spray
- the culms are dull green to bluish green
- the culms have up to 50 strongly raised striations
- the cataphylls (basal leaves) are dark reddish brown at the base
- the seed cases are usually shorter than the tepals.
: refers to the broom-like flower sprays.
Photo 1: The dense, broom like flower spray. 2,3: Broom Rush. Faraday.