Eleocharis acicularis

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Plant types and subtypes: Root Catalog, Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: acid

Height: 4"-6"

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: bog plant, colonizing, emergent, mat-forming, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Eleocharis acicularis (needle spikerush)
  • Eleocharis acicularis (needle spikerush)
  • Eleocharis acicularis (needle spikerush)

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Description

Eleocharis acicularis

Also known as:

needle spikerush

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Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae Sedge family
Genus Eleocharis spikerush
Species Eleocharis acicularis needle spikerush