Juncus


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Juncus

 

(rush), a genus of perennial and, less commonly, annual herbs of the family Juncaceae. The leaves have unclosed sheaths; they are sometimes reduced simply to sheaths. The brownish or greenish flowers are bisexual and gathered in an inflorescence. The fruit is a trilocular capsule. There are numerous seeds, often having whitish lobes.

There are more than 250 species, distributed in temperate and cold regions and in high-mountain tropical and subtropical belts. The USSR has about 70 species, growing in swampy meadows, marshes, along bodies of water, and in other damp places. The most common species are the annual toad rush (J. bufonius) and the perennial round-fruited rush (J. compressus), mud rush (J. gerardii), jointed rush (J. articulatus), and hard rush (J. inflexus). Many species are used in hay for livestock. The three-leaved rush (J. trifidus) and the species J. filiformis serve as spring feed for deer in the tundra.

T. V. EGOROVA

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B N 4316 Koch [Pecan] Juncaceae Juncus torreyi Coville [Torrey's C N 4319 rush] Krameriaceae Krameria lanceolata Torr.
WREN: Juncus workshop includes making a small basket of this material utilized by native Americans, 9 a.
dense Juncus vegetation, pt, 10 October 2006, 1[female] (CRB); Crete, Chania, Georgio poli, grassland near marsh, 20 m, 12 September 2004, 1[female] (CRB); Chania, Agia, marshy area around lake, 3 May 2002, 1[female] (CRB); Chania, Frangokastello, dunes with Phragmites pools, 10 m, 10 April 2002, 3[female] (CRB); Heraklion, Ano Zaros, Limni Potamou, stones near spring, 370 m, 15 September 2004, 1[male]1[female] (CRB); Heraklion, Kasteli N.
For a more contemporary foliage arrangement, choose dark with light - say a Heuchera 'Chocolate Ruffles' with its dark leaves which are burgundy underneath - and combine it with light green Teucrium scorodonia 'Crispum', and a central plant of Juncus effusus f.
For a more contemporary foliage arrangement, choose dark with light - say a heuchera chocolate ruffles with its dark leaves which are burgundy underneath - and combine it with light-green teucrium scorodonia crispum and a central plant of juncus effusus f.
Hinoki false cypress, Japanese maples, and Juncus patens are naturally airy, while other plants such as camellia are pruned for openness.
Species Division Class 1 Capparis cartilaginea Spermatophyta Angiospermae a e 2 Capparis sinaica 3 Dipterygium glaucum 4 Farsetia longisiliqua 5 Citrullus colocynthis 6 Peganum harmala 7 Haplophyllum tuberculatum 8 Spergula falax 9 Robbairea deliliana 10 Hammada elegans 11 Acacia tortilis 12 Casia italica 13 Alhagi maurorum 14 Astragalus annularis 15 Tephrosia apollinea 16 Rhaziz stricta 17 Calotropis procera 18 Convolovulus desertii 19 Heliotropium supinum 20 Heliotropium digynum 21 Achillea santolina 22 Echinops spinosissimus 23 Francoeuria crispa 24 Setaria verticillata 25 Juncus rigidus No.
Mrs Jones said: 'It's called Juncus Effusus Spirallis.
Although we collected data on all marsh plant species, here we present only data on the most ubiquitous species (the native succulents Salicornia virginica and Arthrocnemum subterminale, the invasive grass, Parapholis incurva, and a grouping of transition/ upland species that included the native rush, Juncus bufonius, non-native grasses Polypogon monspeliensis, Lolium multiflorum, Bromus diandrus, and B.
KEY WORDS: ecological economics; sustainability; wetland; environmental policy; conservation and development projects; Juncus acutus.
Grevillea striata * * Heliotropium asperrimum * Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia * Hovea longpipes * * Juncus spp.
q (th is a thorn) HELPEALES helpe-ales, OED ale A3, 1687q OREILLERS OED oreille, 1523q (French) LESEUERII Juncus leseuerii fonticola, ITIS plant DETRESSIT OED detressed, 1500q