This small rush measures about ten cm in height. It is an annual, and exhibits round leaf stems, slightly less than one mm in diameter. A synonym name for this taxon is B. bufonius. It was seen in the riparian zone of Santa Rosa Creek.
This round stemmed Juncus has a height of about sixty cm. There are few flowers, but each presents laterally at near midstem and is quite compact in form. The growth form is somewhat erect, but also somewhat arching.
Seen growing near the trail not far from the Laguna mainstem. Note the diagnostic of flower location at mid-stem, rather than at the stem end.
T Gosliner, M E Hannibal, S Whelan, A Castner
next to seasonal area of runoff