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a family, Juncaceae, of herbaceous plants with narrow grasslike leaves, small green flowers, and capsular fruit.
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|Noun||1.||rush family - tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes|
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
rush - grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
genus Juncus, Juncus - type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes