Tall tussock-forming rush with stout stems. To 150cm.
Stems tapering to stout spine with very sharp point. Large compact clusters of dark-brown flowers. Sepals approximately half the length of the large brown fruit.
Rare. Found on sandy or muddy seashores on E, S and SW coasts.
Similar: Sea Rush, J. maritimus. Very frequent on all coasts.
Smaller, flowering later. Sepals only slightly shorter than fruit.