Note arched 'wickets' forming in 3rd photo
Needle Spikerush (Eleocharis acicularis) at Stone Lake Public Landing in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)
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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!
In swampy arm of dam
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...