Eleocharis flavescens
Family: Cyperaceae
bright green spike-rush,  more...
Eleocharis flavescens image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Eleocharis: Greek elos for "marsh" and charis for grace, referring to marsh plant
Plants: perennial sedge
Conservation Status: Special Concern
- plant rhizomatous, stems appearing somewhat spongy

- mature spikelet thicker than the culm

- spikelet ovoid and acute at the apex

- achene 2-sided, olive green to brown, 1-1.5 mm long incl. the green tubercle

- summit of leaf sheaths thin, membranous, cleft on one side, usu. whitish

- bogs, dry stream banks, lake and pond margins, mud flats, marshes, moist meadows, often in marly places in several inches of water

 

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Eleocharis flavescens image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Eleocharis flavescens image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image
Eleocharis flavescens image