Extensive areas growing in up up to ~1m deep water, around edge of Lake Mahinapua.
planted as part of stormwater treatment system in Lincoln; 2nd photo with Eleocharis acuta in foreground as well.
Observation from Meurk CD 1992, Concept Plan for Te Mau Mahara (The Living Memorial) at Wilsons Swamp (Otukaikino). DSIR Land Resources Contract Report 92/19
lake edge; with Myriophyllum ?triphyllum, Phormium tenax, Carex secta
Dominant in dune lake
In small waterway/drain.
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...