Genus Schoenus

Group: 

Monocotyledon

Family: 
Genus description: 

Bog-rushes are tufted annual or perennial plants with short creeping rhizomes. Stems longitudinally grooved. Leaves usually basal, sometimes reduced to a sheath. Flowers in a cluster of spikelets, the rachillas strongly zigzagged.

Schoenus apogon
Common names:
     Common Bog-rush
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Schoenus lepidosperma
Common names:
     Slender Bog-rush
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Schoenus maschalinus
Common names:
     Leafy Bog-rush
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Schoenus nitens
Common names:
     Shiny Bog-rush
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