• Don Yurewicz

Rushes (Juncus spp.)

Juncus militaris from Turtle Cove (photo Don Yurewicz)

Rushes are common along the shallow-water margins of the lake. Rushes are derived from rhizomes and are identifiable by their generally round stems and lack of nodes (which grasses have) or edges (which sedges have). Excerpted from "Aquatic Plants Aquatic Plants Aquatic Plants & Algae & Algae & Algae of New Hampshire’s Lakes and Ponds".

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