Juncus


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juncus

(ˈdʒʌŋkəs)
n
(Botany) any rush of the genus Juncus
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Noun1.juncus - type genus of the JuncaceaeJuncus - type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, rush family - tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes
common rush, Juncus effusus, soft rush, bullrush, bulrush - tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
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References in classic literature ?
rubrum), like our heath, -- a rush (Juncus grandiflorus), are nearly the only ones that grow on the swampy surface.
With her eagerness to learn, she weaved her own designed round mat made of "tikog" (Sagittaria sagittifolia Linn.) and "sudsud" (Juncus fistulosus Guss.) which were provided to them.
The clay sub-surface soils at the site have impeded permeability, and vegetation in the base of the depression consists largely of the introduced Carpet Bentgrass Agrostis stolonifera, Weeping Grass Microlaena stipoides, Broom Rush Juncus sarophorus and club-sedge Isolepis sp.
Plants to consider for this type of installation include aeonium, echeverias, juncus, kalanchoe, loropetalum, restio, and sedum.
Early embryo development in Cyperaceae conforms to the Juncus variation of the Onagrad-type and thus basically follows the same general pattern as that found in Juncaceae and Thurniaceae, the closest relatives of Cyperaceae (Johansen 1950; Davis 1966; Makde and Bhuskute 1987; Goetghebeur 1998).
I also depend on rushes (Juncus species) to thrive in the moist soil of my rain garden.
The internal mycobiota of Juncus pp.microscopic and cultural observations of infection patterns.
Juncaceae Distichia muscoides Nees h -- & Meyen Juncus arcticus Willd.
The most common species observed were Typha spp., Juncus spp., which were not identified to species level because of lack of fruiting and flowering bodies on all plants.
and rushes (heath rush Juncus squarrosus, soft rush Juncus effusus, sharp-flowered rush Juncus acutiflorus and jointed rush Juncus articulatus), grazed by hill sheep with some beef cattle Bos taurus.
In particular, we studied how the abundance of bacteria and nirS-type denitrifiers changes in the rhizosphere and rhizoplane of three emergent freshwater macrophytes (Juncus effusus, Peltandra virginica, and Typha latifolia) in two tidal freshwater wetlands.