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Canada Spikesedge

Eleocharis geniculata (L.) Roem. & Schult.

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Eleocharis geniculata (Canada Spikesedge) is a species of annual grass in the family sedges. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is listed as endangered by COSEWIC. Canada Spikesedge is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Canada, Puerto Rico, the contiguous United States, Paraná, Amazônia, Amazônia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Piauí, Mato Grosso do Sul, Santa Catarina, Maranhao, Rio Grande do Sul, Alagoas, Pantanal, Pará, Minas Gerais, Paraíba, Ceará, Goiás, Distrito Federal, Mata Atlântica, Pernambuco, Roraima, Pampa, Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Caatinga, Sergipe, Mato Grosso, Espirito Santo, Tocantins, and Cerrado. It has simple, broad leaves. Canada Spikesedge is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 0.5 m.

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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Canada spikesedge. View this species on GBIF