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Family: JUNCACEAE 

 Juncus effusus
 
  
Author:  Carl Linnaeus 1753
Family:  Juncaceae 
Habitat:  Worldwide
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Common Rush, Soft rush, Corkscrew rush, Lyse-Siv
Synonyms: 
Got it from:  Stenstrup, Danmark
Year:  2003

  

This member of the Juncaceae family was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. It's found all over the temperate world, growing in acid or polluted soil with lots of water and sun. The bulb get 5 centimetres, the hollow leaves up to one meter. The flowers are brown to yellow, and it can also be reproduced by dividing the bulbs.

The Latin name effusus means: let out (the flowers).

They can live for up to sixty years, usually on acid soil. 

It need rather high humidity!