small wet area
Almost hidden among the grasses. Leaves grasslike long and thin. Seeds small and terminal, base rounded and tapers to a tip.
Green, square stem. ~2 feet tall. Clusters of about 10-15 plants.
Growing in tufted clump and not spreading by rhizomes, Culms slender, Achenes 2 sided not 3 sided, Achenes yellow, Spikelets around 9-10 mm.
Growing in silty/sandy soil with Schoenus pauciflorus, Schoenus apogon, Schoenus maschalinus, Hypericum pusillum and Mazus novae zelandiae subsp. impolitus f. impolitus.
Common in wet depressions
small clumps growing along edge of wetland/ round, erect culms/ ~20cm in height/ spikelets a light yellow/brown in color
Not the best picture, but it is square in cross-section.
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...