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Recent observations

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What

pale spikerush Eleocharis macrostachya

Date

August 22, 2015 09:46 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

pale spikerush Eleocharis macrostachya

Date

August 21, 2015

Description

Inflorescence and other details are good for Eleocharis macrostachya.

I imagine parishii could be possible at this location but it would stand out from these.

Photos / Sounds

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What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

June 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ovate Spikerush Eleocharis ovata

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

June 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

August 18, 2015 03:20 PM SAST

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What

sand spikerush Eleocharis montevidensis

Observer

jim-botany

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Local name = Sand spikerush. Many plants at east pond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

small spikerush Eleocharis parvula

Observer

synodontis

Date

June 1, 2015

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What

needle spikerush Eleocharis acicularis

Observer

anthonybrooks

Date

August 1, 2015 09:53 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

What

Parish's spikerush Eleocharis parishii

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 26, 2015 04:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

needle spikerush Eleocharis acicularis

Observer

byfowler

Date

July 24, 2015

Description

Collection #: Fowler 159-13

Phenology: flowering

# of plants: 101-1000

Habitat: stream bank

Serpentine soil: No

Notes: 1"-4" high, flower at tip, whitish spikes, anthers visible

Location: growing on bank of Bon Tempe Reservoir, near creek entrance

Photos / Sounds

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What

Few-flower Spikerush Eleocharis quinqueflora

Observer

byfowler

Date

July 24, 2015

Description

Collection #: Fowler 159-12

Phenology: flowering

# of plants: 101-1000

Habitat: stream bank

Serpentine soil: No

Notes: 5"-1 1/2 ft high, flower at tip, whitish spikes, anthers visible

Location: growing on Bon Tempe Reservoir, near creek entrance

Photos / Sounds

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What

needle spikerush Eleocharis acicularis

Observer

neilvinson

Date

August 1, 2015 09:53 AM ADT
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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.