common rush

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Related to common rush: Juncus effusus, Juncus, soft rush
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Noun1.common rush - tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
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
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There, common rush (Juncus patens) filters the water, while its roots and the roots of a Tupelo tree (Nyssa sylvatica) aid infiltration.