Scientific Name:
Juncus subsecundus N.A.Wakef. (1957)

Very slender; rhizome short. Stems 30–40 cm, almost filiform but stiff and erect, blue-green, ridged, dull, pith interrupted. Basal sheaths pinkish-brown, closely appressed. Inflorescence 2–4 cm long, spreading, fan-shaped. Flowers secund. Tepals 2–2.5 mm long, ± equal, acute. Stamens 3–(4). Capsule c. 2.5 mm long, < tepals, oblong-ovoid, obtuse, light brown.

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

Edgar, E. 1964: The leafless species of Juncus in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 2: 177–204.