Eleocharis
spike-rush
17 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Eleocharis acicularisneedle spikerush
Distribution: Circumboreal, south to Florida and Mexico, found in the Pacific Northwest.
Habitat: Marshes, muddy shores, and other wet places.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - September
Eleocharis bellapretty spikerush
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - September
Eleocharis bolanderiBolander's spikerush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis coloradoensisdwarf spike-rush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis engelmanniiEngelman spikerush
Distribution: Widespread in the northern hemisphere; found throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Habitat: Marshes and other wet places, from sea level to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - September
Eleocharis erythropodabald spike-rush, redfoot spike-rush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis geniculatacapitate spike-rush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis macrostachyacreeping spikerush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis mamillatasoft-stem spike-rush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis obtusablunt spikerush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis ovataovoid spikerush
Distribution: Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere; found throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Habitat: Marshes and other wet places, from sea level to moderate elevagtions in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - September
Eleocharis palustriscommon spikerush
Distribution: Widespread in temperate amd cold-temperate regions of the Northern hemisphere; common in the Pacific Northwest.
Habitat: Wet places from sea level to moderate elevations in the mountains; tolerant of alkali.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
Eleocharis parvulalittle-head spikerush
Distribution: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to Newfoundland, south to northern South America.
Habitat: Wet, saline or alkaline soils.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - September
Eleocharis quinqueflorafew-flowered spike-rush
Distribution: Circumboreal, south in North America to California and New Jersey.
Habitat: Bogs and other wet places, from the lowlands to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Eleocharis rostellatawalking sedge, beaked spikerush
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Eleocharis suksdorfianaSuksdorf spikerush
Origin: Native
Eleocharis uniglumisslender spike-rush
Origin: Native