or Scirpus atrovirens? Seen along trails of Craftsbury Outdoor Center during Vermont Botanical and Bird meeting; in wet ditch along grassy trails and bordered by trees
Common Spikerush - Eleocharis macrostachya
Id uncertain. Was found in usually-submerged area exposed by low lake level. Forms low "lawn" in places.
Eleocharis is a genus of 250 or more species the Cyperaceae (sedge family). They 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 in the Amazon and adjacent eastern slopes of the South American Andes, northern Australia, eastern North America, California, So