Botanical Name: Juncus australis

Common Name: Austral Rush

Type: Rush Wetland 0.6-1.2m x  0.5-1m


  • Densely tufted perennial rush with dull, green to bluish-green stems
  • Flowers occur in close or distant almost globular clusters; Oct-Feb.
  • Useful for stabilising wet. Sloping soils
  • Acts as a water filter
  • Bird, lizard and frog habitat
  • Adds structure in a wetland or beside a pond


  • Full sun, semi-shade
  • Prefers moist to wet soils but will tolerate short, dry periods
Juncus australis – Austral Rush
Juncus australis – Austral Rush