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Juncus sp.

A Rush at suppressed

Juncus sp. at suppressed - 25 Aug 2023
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Identification history

Juncus sp. 11 Sep 2023 Tapirlord
Unidentified 8 Sep 2023 AndyRoo

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User's notes

Guestimate height to be 30-40cm. Query from a family member. Popping in their garden beds. Exotic grass perhaps? Would it be in the soil bank or brought in by birds or possums?


Tapirlord wrote:
   8 Sep 2023
If it is a grass then it could well have blown in, grasses get around like you wouldn't believe it. But that's a bit beside the point, those look to me like culms so I reckon Juncus.
AndyRoo wrote:
   9 Sep 2023
Thanks Tapirlord. Yes Juncus did occur to me initially but I didn't note it. Exotic or native?
Tapirlord wrote:
   9 Sep 2023
Probably native, J.subsecundus and J.usitatus have had a good time of it with the last few wet years. I've had both emerge in my front yard.
AndyRoo wrote:
   11 Sep 2023
Ok thanks. Will pass it on.

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Species information

  • Juncus sp. Scientific name
  • A Rush Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 25 Aug 2023 11:17 AM Recorded on
  • AndyRoo Recorded by

Additional information

  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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