Juncus squarrosus Linnaeus 1753 (Family Juncaceae)

Height: 15-30cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - August (Earliest: 3.6)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Pollination: Wind
Possible Herbivores:
Hypenodes humidalis Larva

Glyphipterix thrasonella Larva

Several Tenthredinidae
Sapivores:
Neophilaenus lineatus

Macrosteles sexnotatus

Conomelus anceps

Javesella pellucida
Possible Sapivores:
Stenodema holsata
Decomposers:
Phyllachora junci

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Heath Rush


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