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  • English
    • Blunt Spikerush
  • Scientific Names
    • Eleocharis obtusa
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • ELEOBT
  • Hawaiian
    • kohekohe

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Date

July 8, 2016 11:36 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

sarahnwilson

Date

July 5, 2016 02:36 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

sarahnwilson

Date

July 5, 2016 03:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

June 18, 2016 01:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

June 16, 2016 11:40 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

anewman

Date

April 17, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

anewman

Date

February 12, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Date

October 2, 2013

Place

Caledon (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

bob777

Date

September 21, 2015 01:50 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

ericafrales

Date

September 21, 2015

Description

Small, densely tufted Eleocharis looking plant, no vegetative stems. Culms up to 40cm tall, most smaller. Very shallow root system.

Tags

CMC

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

June 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blunt Spikerush Eleocharis obtusa

Observer

paolapalazzolo

Date

August 18, 2015 03:20 PM SAST
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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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