Juncus bufonius L., Sp. pl. 1:328. 1753
Small pale coloured tufted herb; stems slender, branching from base; leaves linear-setaceous, lower several, 1-5 cm long, upper much smaller with hyaline margin, with sheathing base; inflorescence a subsimple raceme to much branched panicle with distant flowers; flowers nearly sessile, single or 2-3 at each node, greenish to straw coloured; perianth pale green with hyaline margin; stamens 6; capsule oblong, yellow to brownish; seeds reddish-brown, ovoid to rounded.
Photographed from the banks of Ek Tal lake, Morni Haryana on April 10, 2011.
Common name: Toad rush
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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