Eleocharis parvula

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

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

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: average, clay, sand

Height: 6"-12"

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Eleocharis parvula (dwarf spikerush)
  • Eleocharis parvula (dwarf spikerush)

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Description

Eleocharis parvula

Also known as:

dwarf spikerush

,

least spikerush

,

small spikerush

Scientific Synonyms:

Chaetocyperus membranacea, Eleocharis coloradoensis, Eleocharis leptos, Eleocharis leptos var. coloradoensis, Eleocharis leptos var. johnstonii, Eleocharis membranacea, Eleocharis parvula var. anachaeta, Eleocharis parvula var. coloradoensis, Scirpus nanus, Scirpus nanus var. anachaetus

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

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

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: OH, PA
  • Threatened: MI, NH

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 parvula dwarf spikerush