JUNCACEAE - Rush Family

Generally wetland plants with long, narrow basal or sheathing leaves.

Flowers are arranged in heads or sprays (unlike the grasses).

In Cyprus a single genus and 14 species


• Juncus acutus - Sharp Rush

• Juncus ambiguus

• Juncus articulatus - Jointed Rush

• Juncus bufonius - Toad Rush

• Juncus capitatus - Dwarf Rush

• Juncus fontanesii (ssp. pyramidatus)

• Juncus heldreichianus

• Juncus hybridus

• Juncus inflexus - Hard Rush

• Juncus littoralis

• Juncus maritimus - Sea Rush

• Juncus rigidus

• Juncus sphaerocarpus

• Juncus subulatus