Flowers in cymes or in dense lateral clusters Juncaceae
Leaf sheaths closed (i.e., the margins fused); seeds 3 Luzula
Flowers in a single head or in 2–3 clusters on each scape; occasionally the clusters stalked
Plants with long rhizomes. Flowers in oblong heads or clusters. Leaves linear, up to 14 cm long and 5 mm wide. Capsule pale brown at the base, reddish-brown above. Upper Blue Mts Wet heath and swamps Luzula modesta