Common, Bog or Soft Rush
Common, Bog or Soft Rush
Juncus effusus
Rush Family - Juncaceae
  Pathology Images Inc. 2002 - 2004
A 1.5 to 3 foot tall plant with a predominant narrow, round, striated stem with a few rudimentary basal leaf blades. Tiny flowers are borne singly on a much branched stalk which delicately flares from one side of the stem. The lowest bract projects above the flowers about 2 to 10 inches.  
(Photographed at Eagle Lake - June 20, 2004)