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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Cyperaceae

SPECIES

Eleocharis - [maps | photos]

  • Eleocharis acicularis (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: needle spike rush
  • Eleocharis compressa Sull. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland +
    Common Name: flatstem spike rush
    Synonyms:
             • Eleocharis elliptica Kunth var. compressa (Sullivant) Drapalik & Mohlenbrock
  • Eleocharis equisetoides (Ell.) Torr. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: jointed spike sedge
  • Eleocharis intermedia (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: matted spike rush
  • Eleocharis lanceolata Fern. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: daggerleaf spike rush
  • Eleocharis obtusa (Willd.) J.A. Schultes
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: blunt spike rush
  • Eleocharis palustris (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: common spike rush
  • Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: dwarf spike rush
  • Eleocharis quadrangulata (Michx.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: squarestem spike rush
             • Eleocharis elliptica Kunth var. pseudoptera (Weatherby ex Svens.) L. Harms
             • Eleocharis verrucosa (Svens.) L. Harms
  • Eleocharis tortilis (Link) J.A. Schultes (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: twisted spike rush
  • Eleocharis tuberculosa (Michx.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland +
    Common Name: cone-cup spike rush
  • Eleocharis wolfii (A. Gray) A. Gray ex Britton (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: Wolf's spike rush

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