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Eleocharis tuberculosa (Michx.) Roem. & Schult.
Cone-cup spikerush, Tubercled spikerush, Long-tubercled spikerush
Synonym(s): Eleocharis simplex, Eleocharis tuberculosa var. pubnicoensis, Scirpus tuberculosa
USDA Symbol: ELTU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Found from Nova Scotia south to Florida and west to Arkansas and southeast Texas, Eleocharis tuberculosa is uncommon in the northern reaches of its range, classified as threatened by Canadas Species at Risk Act, endangered in Maine and New Hampshire, and threatened in New York. It is now extinct in Pennsylvania.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for
, VA Canada: NS Native Habitat:
Fresh Water Aquatic
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1278
Collected 2013-06-14 in Montgomery County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2010-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff