This table lists all species profiled on PIER with the growth habit = "rush". An alphabetical index to all PIER species is also available. It includes those of environmental concern (including those that are probably of threat only to islands with high elevations) as well as agricultural and ruderal weeds. Each species is linked by its scientific name to an individual write-up containing relevant information.
Species are listed in alphabetic order. You can browse this list or use the "find" function on your web browser to search by scientific name.
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|Scientific name (+Family)||Often-used other Latin names||Habit||
Primarily a threat
at high elevations?
|Juncus acutus (Juncaceae)||rush||No||No|
|Juncus bufonius (Juncaceae)||rush||Yes||Yes|
|Juncus effusus (Juncaceae)||rush||Yes||Yes|
|Juncus tenuis (Juncaceae)||rush||Yes||No|
|Luzula sylvatica (Juncaceae)||Juncus sylvaticus Huds.||rush||No||No|