123006 HEATH RUSH Juncus squarrosus (Juncaceae) Height to 50cm
Tufted, sometimes mat-forming perennial with stiff stems. Grows on heaths and moors. FLOWERS are dark brown with pale, silvery margins; borne in terminal clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are brown, egg-shaped and blunt with a small point at the tip. LEAVES are wiry, grooved; appear as basal rosette. STATUS-Locally common in N and W.