Scientific Name:
Juncus effusus L., Sp. Pl. 326 (1753) var. effusus
  • = Juncus luxurians Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 19: 269 (1886 [1887])

Inflorescence lax and open, lowest branches always curved downwards. Flowers distant, evenly dispersed along branches.

[From: Healy and Edgar (1980) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 3.]

Colenso, W. 1887: A description of some newly-discovered and rare indigenous phænogamic plants, being a further contribution towards making known the Botany of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 19: 259–271.
Howell, C. 2008: Consolidated list of environmental weeds in New Zealand. DOC Research & Development Series 292: 42.
Linnaeus, C. 1753: Species Plantarum. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm.