[The Rushes of Mt. Adams Country]

Common Rush, Lamp Rush

Juncus laccatus

Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis

Inflorescence of Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of common rush as seen at milepost 35 on forest road #23 on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams..........September 28, 2008. The inflorescence of this species is fairly congested with more than 10 flowers per stem typical.

Inflorescence of Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

The photo above shows another close-up of the inflorescence of common rush as seen at milepost 35 on forest road #23 on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams...........September 28, 2008.

Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis) - Compact inflorescence of Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis) - Compact inflorescence of Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

Common rush blooming along the canal at the south side of the Kellly Unit, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge...........June 25, 2013.

Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

The photo above shows common rush as seen at milepost 35 on forest road #23 on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams...........September 28, 2008.

Inflorescence of Lamp Rush, Shiny Rush: Juncus laccatus (Synonym: Juncus effusus var. gracilis)

The photo above shows another close-up of the inflorescence of common rush as seen at milepost 35 on forest road #23 on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams............September 28, 2008.

Paul Slichter