rush family

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rush′ fam`ily

a family, Juncaceae, of herbaceous plants with narrow grasslike leaves, small green flowers, and capsular fruit.
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Noun1.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
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
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