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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

spike-rush Eleocharis geniculata

Observer

evelynch

Date

November 17, 2014 01:00 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

October 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ELEFLA Eleocharis flavescens

Observer

lincoln

Date

July 24, 2014 04:25 PM EDT

Description

Muck pocket on a floating mat dominated by carex lasiocarpa. Likely a poor fen

Photos / Sounds

What

Spike-rush Eleocharis geniculata

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

Fairly common as a colonist on exposed sand and clay in receding lake bed of Lake Travis. This is presumed to be an annual, densely tufted and only about 5" high.

Partially keyed out and IDed by comparing notes on habit, habitat, size, spikelet shape, etc.

Compare with images at: CalPhotos.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

rhgrayson

Date

the past

Description

BRIT Family: Cyperaceae Section: m
Page: 1146
Symbol: ELAC

Observed by Aaron Schad, LAERF
Aaron suggests this as Eleocaris acicularis (ETX Flora range map p584). However, range map for E. parvula (ETX Flora range map p604) shows E. parvula in adjacent Tarrant County but not Dallas County.

Photos / Sounds

What

Kaya Eleocharis sphacelata

Observer

chrismorse

Date

August 24, 2014

Description

Extensive areas growing in up up to ~1m deep water, around edge of Lake Mahinapua.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

savvy

Date

August 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sharp Spike Sedge Eleocharis acuta

Observer

savvy

Date

May 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

savvy

Date

April 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Kaya Eleocharis sphacelata

Observer

meurkc

Date

March 30, 2014

Description

planted as part of stormwater treatment system in Lincoln; 2nd photo with Eleocharis acuta in foreground as well.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bamboo Spike Sedge Eleocharis sphacelata

Observer

parkecology

Date

February 14, 2014 02:07 PM NZDT

Description

Planted

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

January 4, 2014

Description

lake edge; with Myriophyllum ?triphyllum, Phormium tenax, Carex secta

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

No range data available.