[Rushes: The Genus Juncus in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush

Juncus effusus ssp. effusus

Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus

Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. effusus (Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus)

Common rush as seen along the western bank of the Deschutes River just south of Heritage Park...........July 27, 2011.

Compact inflorescence of Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. effusus (Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. effusus (Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus) - Common Rush, Pasture Rush, Soft Rush: Juncus effusus ssp. effusus (Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. compactus, Juncus effusus var. effusus, Juncus effusus var. subglomeratus)

Close-ups of the compactly branched inflorescence of common rush as seen along the western bank of the Deschutes River just south of Heritage Park...........July 27, 2011.

Paul Slichter