[Rushes of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Thread Rush

Juncus filiformis

Thread Rush: Juncus filiformis

The photo above shows a close-up sideview of the inflorescence of thread rush as seen along the Pacific Crest Trail in moist meadows (the plants were in shallow water at the edge of a small pond) about one-half mile west of the junction with the Stagman Ridge Trail #12 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness........September 13, 2008.

Thread Rush: Juncus filiformis - Inflorescence of Thread Rush: Juncus filiformis - Thread Rush: Juncus filiformis

The 2 photos above show close-ups of the inflorescence of thread rush as seen along the Pacific Crest Trail in moist meadows (the plants were in shallow water at the edge of a small pond) about one-half mile west of the junction with the Stagman Ridge Trail #12 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness........September 13, 2008.

Thread Rush: Juncus filiformis

Thread rush as seen on the shoreline of Cultus Lake, Indian Heaven Wilderness........August 26, 2016.

Paul Slichter