Baltic rush, Juncus balticus, native
- a monocot in the Juncaceae family -

 
color laser image - specimen of baltic rushnotice the twisted and ridged leaf - this is the mexicana variety
Common just east of the  #1 marker on Grapevine Trail.
Can be found along the Swamp and Sycamore Trails, as well.
"rushes are round"

link to: BOTANICAL AND ECOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS
of Juncus balticus

below - Batic Rush early blossom
baltic rush bloms in March and April
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