Juncus prismatocarpus

Family Juncaceae

Tufted, perennial herb to 40 cm high, leaves spread along rhizome. Longevity indefinite.

Flowers: November – March.

Fruit: Capsule containing numerous seeds.

Seed: Small, 0.5 mm long, 0.2 mm diameter.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Swamp margin and riverbank habitats.
  • Uncommon at the Australian Botanic Garden.
Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland