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Eleocharis erythropoda

Eleocharis erythropoda Steud.

Bald Spikerush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Eleocharis calva, Scirpus glaucus, Trichophorum palustre var. calvum

USDA Symbol: ELER

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet , Terminal
Flower:
Fruit: Yellow or brown
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for Eleocharis spp.

Distribution

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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