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Eleocharis engelmannii (Engelmann's spikerush )
Smith, R.W.

Eleocharis engelmannii

Eleocharis engelmannii Steud.

Engelmann's Spikerush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Eleocharis engelmannii var. monticola, Eleocharis engelmannii var. robusta, Eleocharis monticola, Eleocharis monticola var. pallida, Eleocharis obtusa var. detonsa, Eleocharis obtusa var. engelmannii, Eleocharis ovata var. detonsa, Eleocharis ovata var. engelmannii

USDA Symbol: ELEN

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , ON , SK

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW FACW FACW FACW OBL
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 engelmannii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eleocharis engelmannii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eleocharis engelmannii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-17
Research By: SET

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