Juncus Conglomeratus - Compact Rush
Widespread across the British Isles and found across Europe, this perennial rush reaches up to 1.5m tall with stiff green stems, growing in dense clumps. Often found in moist areas such as alongside streams.
Wind pollinated inflorescences appear over the summer months, brown in colour, growing in tight spherical heads around 1cm long around 15cm from the top of the stem. The flower heads only reach to around 2mm across.
Fully hardy to -15°C.