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Common Spike Rush

Eleocharis palustris (L.) Roem. & Schult.

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Eleocharis palustris (Common Spike Rush) is a species of perennial grass in the family sedges. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Common Spike Rush is native to the contiguous United States, Alaska, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, Greenland, Canada, United States, North America, and western north america. It has simple, broad leaves and brown flowers. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 1.3 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common Spike-rush. View this species on GBIF