An illustration of a Calvary charging.

Calvary Charge

An illustration of a Calvary charging.

Rush salt grass, found in salt marshes, <em>Spartina junca</em>.

Rush Salt Grass

Rush salt grass, found in salt marshes, Spartina junca.

Juncus acutiflorus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus Acutiflorus

Juncus acutiflorus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus compressus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus Compressus

Juncus compressus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus conglomeratus, also known as the common rush, belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places. It is the best known species, with cylindrical stems and crowded panicles of flowers below the tapered extremities of the stems.

Juncus Conglomeratus

Juncus conglomeratus, also known as the common rush, belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus)…

Known as the soft rush, Juncus effusus is nearly as common as the most common species, J. conglomeratus. It can be distinguished from J. conglomeratus by its branching and looser inflorescence. It belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus Effusus

Known as the soft rush, Juncus effusus is nearly as common as the most common species, J. conglomeratus.…

Juncus squamosus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

Juncus Squamosus

Juncus squamosus belongs to a genus of grass-like herbs (Juncus) that grow in boggy places.

An illustration of a mob running.

Mob Running

An illustration of a mob running.

"The Egyptian needles were of the following fashion. They wrote with a reed, or rush, many of which have been found, with the tablets and inkstands belonging to the writeres." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian needle

"The Egyptian needles were of the following fashion. They wrote with a reed, or rush, many of which…

A rush, found in northern salt marshes, <em>Juncus gerardi</em>.

Rush

A rush, found in northern salt marshes, Juncus gerardi.