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Glossary Item

Rush : rush

Effective 2 July 2019

Preferred Term: rush

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Rushes are grass-like plants in the genera Juncus, they have pithy hollow stems and grow in marshes. Rushes are usually woven into mats, baskets and decorations. Many rushes are weeds. Imported products must be free of spikes/seed heads which may contain viable seeds.

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