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Baltic Rush
Juncus balticus

French names: Jonc de la Baltique

Family: Rush Family (Juncaceae)

Group: Rushes

Distinctive features: Plants grow in rows along straight lines in sand (beaches).

Habitat: Sandy beaches.

Native/Non-native: Non-native

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Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus)

Baltic Rush is easily identified by its habit of growing in straight lines in sand.

Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus)

The plants grow in straight lines on sandy beaches.

Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus)

Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus)

And sometimes form clumps.