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Juncus effusus

Soft Rush
Juncaceae
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants

JUNCUS

Rushes somewhat resemble grasses, with leaflike, cylindrical stems and tiny, inconspicuous flowers clustered near stem tips. Specialists usually suggest planting them with grasses or aquatic plants at the edge of a pond or stream, in shallow water, or among stones and pebbles.

Juncus effusus

Native to many temperate regions of the world. Grows to 2 1/2 ft. high and wide. Medium green stems are 1/8–1/4 in. thick; erect at first, they arch somewhat toward the tips. Stems turn brown with frost.

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