Juncus marginatus Rostk. - Shore Rush
Family - Juncaceae
Base of plant.
Base of leaf.
Flowering - May - October.
Habitat - Marshes, flatwoods, bogs, wet prairies, ditches.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This rush species can be found throughout Alabama. The plant can be identified by its mostly open inflorescences and obovoid fruits. The sepals are as long as or longer than the fruits.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 27, Auburn, AL., 9-9-05.