|| Common Rush, Soft rush, Corkscrew rush,
Juncus communis var. effusus, E.Mey.
Juncus laevis, Wallr.
Juncus effusus subsp. austrocalifornicus, Lint.
Juncus effusus subsp. laxus, Snogerup.
Juncus effusus subsp. pacificus, Piper & Beattie.
Juncus effusus subsp. solutus, Hämet-Ahti.
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 five 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' as the flowers emerges
from the leaves. The species name means 'pouring forth, loosely
They can live for up to sixty years, usually in acid soil.
need rather high humidity!