Photo highlights j shaped rhizome
Common names: Dwarf Spike rush? Small spike rush?
BRIT Family: Cyperaceae
Locally abundant at the margins of the lake and at shallow areas near the middle of the lake. With hardstem bulrush.
Locally dominant at margins of lake. 12" of water, firm bottom. With schoeno acut, and pickerel weed and sagittaria
probably...no achenes yet
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...