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Juncus planifolius

Broad-leaved Rush at Mount Ainslie

Juncus planifolius at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021
Juncus planifolius at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Juncus planifolius 24 Jan 2021 RWPurdie
Juncus planifolius 9 Jan 2021 JaneR
Unidentified 8 Jan 2021 JaneR

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Author's notes

Growing beside small pool on ephemeral creek. Fairly common here but not forming dense patches. Culms erect. Other characteristics: Leaves flat, channelled (photos unsuccessful due to dense growth of sedges ). Capsule dark reddish-brown, with pointed tip. Culm diameter = 2 mm. Pith possibly continuous but not solid.

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Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR Eleocharis atricha (Tuber spikerush) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR Haloragis heterophylla (Varied Raspwort) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Oct 2020 by SilkeSma Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Jun 2019 by Kym Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2016 by SilkeSma Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii (Rough bedstraw) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma Veronica perfoliata (Digger's Speedwell) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Sep 2015 by SilkeSma
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR
Eleocharis atricha (Tuber spikerush) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR
Haloragis heterophylla (Varied Raspwort) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Jan 2021 by JaneR
Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Oct 2020 by SilkeSma
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Mount Ainslie - 28 Jun 2019 by Kym
Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Nov 2016 by SilkeSma
Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii (Rough bedstraw) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma
Veronica perfoliata (Digger's Speedwell) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma
Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Mount Ainslie - 10 Nov 2015 by SilkeSma
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Mount Ainslie - 19 Oct 2015 by SilkeSma
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Mount Ainslie - 9 Sep 2015 by SilkeSma

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 7 Jan 2021 05:41 PM Recorded on
  • JaneR Recorded by

Additional information

  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height
  • True In flower

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