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Eleocharis tenuis

Eleocharis tenuis (Willd.) Schult.

Slender spikerush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ELTE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Leaf: Dark Green
Flower:
Fruit: green, brown, yellow
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eleocharis tenuis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eleocharis tenuis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eleocharis tenuis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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