Juncus planifolius

Common name: 

Broad-leaf Rush

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Lowan Mallee, ?Wimmera, Snowfields (CDEHJKMNP?QRST?UVWXZ)

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp sites such as swamps, creeks and roadside ditches1

Flower description:

Tepals resemble a glume1

Habit:

Tufted annual or short-lived perennial with culms to 60 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves of this species are mostly basal and approximately 40 cm long and to 11 mm wide. The inflorescence is umbel like and flowers have 3 stamens1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria