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Eleocharis palustris

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: neutral, alkaline, average, clay, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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

Eleocharis palustris (common spikerush)
  • Eleocharis palustris (common spikerush)
  • Eleocharis palustris (common spikerush)

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Description

Eleocharis palustris

Also known as:

common spikerush

,

creeping spikerush

,

creeping spikesedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, 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 palustris common spikerush