Name: Rasha

Scientific name: Juncus rigidus

Type: Rush

Color: Green

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 50 - 100 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Rush. Flowering. Nov-Dec. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Frequent in muddy saltmarshes and other damp, saline areas. Occurs at Abu Sara Abdul Majidrah, Al Dhakhira, Jebel Fuwairit (Mohammed Al Safran) and also previously recorded from Wadi El Ireig. Uses: Eaten by camels. Used to make mats.

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