Is an erect perennial tufted rush. Dark green sharp pointed leaves shooting from stems.
Small branched clusters of redish-brown flowers at leaf ends, 1.5-3mm long followed by Dark reddish-brown seed capsules.
Attractive pointed foliage with clustered seed/flower heads remaining most of the year. Great planted amongst strappy tufted foliage like Coast sword-sedge and spiny headed mat-
Seeds important food source for birds.
Stems shaper and more stiff than the similar looking Juncus pallidus
Height x Width: 0.3-1.2m x 0.5-1.5m
Conditions: Brackish to saline wetlands, grasslands, woodland. Adaptable, preferably well drained soils. Full sun
Flowers: Dec - Mar