Juncus acutiflorus Ehrhart in Hoffmann 1791 (Family Juncaceae)

Height: 30-100cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - September (Earliest: 24.6)

Peat Bogs and Mires
Pollination: Wind
Possible Parasites:
Loxocera albiseta Larva (Stem Borer)

Loxocera aristata Larva (Stem Borer)
Possible Herbivores:
Hypenodes humidalis Larva

Glyphipterix thrasonella Larva

Several Tenthredinidae
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Macrosteles viridigriseus
Phyllachora junci

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Sharp-flowered Rush

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