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Recent observations

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What

Beaked Spikerush Eleocharis rostellata

Observer

elfaulkner

Date

September 25, 2016

Description

Note arched 'wickets' forming in 3rd photo

Photos / Sounds

What

Engelmann's Spikerush Eleocharis engelmannii

Observer

bob777

Date

September 24, 2016 01:10 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Needle Spikerush Eleocharis acicularis

Observer

saxzimbog

Date

June 27, 2015 01:12 PM CDT

Description

Needle Spikerush (Eleocharis acicularis) at Stone Lake Public Landing in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Needle Spikerush Eleocharis acicularis

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

September 17, 2016 11:15 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

knightericm

Date

May 22, 2014 09:53 AM CDT

Description

Near fumarole

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

squarestem spikerush Eleocharis quadrangulata

Observer

anewman

Date

September 14, 2016 08:49 AM CDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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What

Common Spike-rush Eleocharis palustris

Observer

cmeckerman

Date

September 14, 2016 03:32 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

wdvanhem

Date

September 11, 2016 04:03 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

aguilita

Date

August 1, 2016

Description

Water Plant - Needs ID

1 August 2016
Fort Clark Springs
Brackettville, Kinney County, Texas

At least two types of water plants were observed growing in Las Moras Creek and this is one of them. This was some type of reed and it could be found both above and underneath the water. It needs your ID. Thanks!

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sharp Spike Sedge Eleocharis acuta

Observer

janetjen

Date

September 10, 2016 03:38 PM AEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sharp Spike Sedge Eleocharis acuta

Observer

john_barkla

Date

March 27, 2005 04:24 PM NZST

Description

In swampy arm of dam

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Capitate Spikerush Eleocharis olivacea

Observer

nataliemhowe

Date

August 24, 2016 01:37 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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