around lake shore
Solid stems. Very abundant on the shores of Wairarapa Moana, sometimes in the water.
Large, tall (up to 1.5 m tall), robust spike sedge in small wetland next to dam.
Possum Kingdom State Park, Palo Pinto County, Texas.
Collected with Elizabeth Rosenauer (before she became my wife!).
Collected with permit.
Quanah Parker Park, Tarrant County, Texas.
Collected with Elizabeth Rosenauer (before she became my wife!)
Eleocharis is a genus of 250 or more species of flowering plants in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. The name is derived from the Greek words ἕλειος (heleios), meaning "marsh dweller," and χάρις (charis), meaning "grace." Members of the genus are known commonly as spikerushes, although spikesedges is a more technically appropriate name and most scientists who study them in earnest refer to them as such. The genus has a geographically cosmopolitan distribution, with centers of diversity...