Juncus maritimus   Sea Rush CC DD N

Juncus maririmus

This is a coastal plant found typically in salt marsh areas or like this one, in dune systems which are sprayed with the sea. It can grow to over 1 m in height and can be the tallest plant on the habitat.

J. maritimus is found on virtually all the coasts of England, Wales and Ireland but is less common on the east coast of Scotland and the north eastern coast of England.

Southport Dunes 23rd July 2005

Added on 4th November 2005, updated 14th February 2010, updated 13th April 2010

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