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Eleocharis quadrangulata

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, colonizing, deer resistant, emergent, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Eleocharis quadrangulata (squarestem spikerush)
  • Eleocharis quadrangulata (squarestem spikerush)
  • Eleocharis quadrangulata (squarestem spikerush)

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Description

Eleocharis quadrangulata

Also known as:

squarestem spikerush

,

four-angled spikerush

Scientific Synonyms:

Eleocharis quadrangulata var. crassior, Scirpus quadrangulatus

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: CT, NY, PA, WI

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 quadrangulata squarestem spikerush