|Juncus acutus||Juncaceae||Sharp Rush|
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Description - A very large rush with dangerously sharp points to its leaves and stems.
Habitat - In sandy areas on the west coast and also in two places at the foot of the cliffs. It is very common at the north end of Herm.
Comments - The spiny leaves can pierce the skin or the eyes if one incautiously runs amongst the plants.
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