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  • Hawaiian
    • kohekohe
  • Scientific Names
    • Eleocharis obtusa
  • English
    • blunt spikerush
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • ELEOBT

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

julbar

Date

June 13, 2015

Description

growing at the edge of a pond and would be in the pond if water levels were higher. I've seen this before but cannot identify.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Date

June 6, 2015

Place

Lusitania (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

rjm2

Date

June 11, 2015

Description

BNP Soup bowl common. Not sure on species, but this is how it keyed for me with immature seeds (lenticular seed, cap and seed pale, cap a different texture with pretty distinct line).

Photos / Sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

ajmorse

Date

June 2, 2015

Place

Maywoods (Google, OSM)

Description

Terminal spike with rounded spikelet. Solid, round stem. 2-10 inches tall. Flowerhead is ovoid with blunt tip.

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

brianw

Date

May 23, 2015 10:56 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

knightericm

Date

April 19, 2015 05:24 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

dlcarterksu

Date

August 1, 2014

Place

Swan Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

probably...no achenes yet

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

philcobill

Date

June 28, 2014 12:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

jwhittle

Date

June 25, 2014 01:46 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

connlindajo

Date

June 14, 2014 04:19 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

matthewherron

Date

June 10, 2014 06:32 PM CDT

Description

T-1

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

blunt spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

ctracey

Date

June 23, 2013 10:51 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Eleocharis obtusa is a species of spikesedge known by the common name blunt spikerush. This plant is widely distributed across Canada and the United States, where it grows in wet areas such as riverbanks and moist forest floors. It is also a weed of rice paddies, especially when the rice plants are young sprouts. This is an annual spikesedge approaching half a meter in maximum height. It has many green cylindrical stems which are erect but...

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Conservation Summary

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