WIS : VP
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0252987WIS
Taxon: Eleocharis elliptica Kunth
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Zager, Scott C.   2007-30   
Date: 2007-09-20
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Door, Washington Island
45.3368668  -86.8886413  180955
Verbatim Coordinates: 45.3368668° N, 86.8886413° W; T33N R30E sec18
Habitat: Limestone escarpment comprised of a narrow, low shelf next to the broad flats of silty sand and cobblestones along modern shoreline. Sparsely-vegetated, cobblestone flats. Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) present. Agrostis scabra, Lobelia kalmii, Lycopus americanus, Juncus nodosus, Baltic rush (Juncus arcticus var. balticus), Aster spp., Agalinis [label truncated by printer?].
Notes: Eleocharis elliptica forms extensive colonies frequent over a large area forming mats 2-4 m in diameter over a 40-50 m area, comprising 5-25% of the total cover. Stems distinctly orange-colored. Inflorescence spike without scales on achenes. Wpt 74.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 2b205f94-91a9-46dd-9dbc-c9cbb281d080
Occurrence ID (GUID): ccb410b2-f95b-11e2-9dec-002590257708
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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