ⓘ Juncus megacephalus

                                     

ⓘ Juncus megacephalus

Juncus megacephalus, the bighead rush, is a plant species native to the United States. It is known from every seacoast state from Texas to Maryland, as well as Massachusetts, growing in freshwater marshes, sand dunes, and disturbed sites at elevations less than 100 m.

Megacephalus data is a perennial herb spreading by means of underground rhizomes. Upright stems rounded in cross-section, 3-4 mm in diameter, up to 110 cm tall. Leaves up to 24 cm in length. The inflorescence is a panicle up to 20 goals. Each head is globose, about 10 mm in diameter, about 50 colors. Flowers straw-yellow color, about 20mm in diameter.