Juncus subsecundus

Family Juncaceae

Slender, shortly rhizomarous perennial; flowering stems terete, to 70cm long, cataphylls 3-11 cm long. Longevity indefinite.

Flowers: October.

Fruit: Capsule with numerous seeds, mucilaginous when wet, October April.

Seed: Tiny.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout

Ecology

  • Woodland habitat.
  • Occasional in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Juncus species are usually colonisers of open moist sites.
Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland