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Last updated 11/10/2009 by David Giblin.
Eleocharis bella (Piper) Svenson[FNA23, HC, HC2]
pretty spikerush

Publication: Rhodora. 31: 201. 1929.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: FNA23: "Eleocharis bella and E. acicularis seem to be amply distinct; putative hybrids are unknown. The occasional plants of E. bella with evident rhizomes, which include the type, are otherwise identical to plants apparently without rhizomes. Eleocharis bella is very similar to E. cancellata. "

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Eleocharis acicularis (L.) Roem. & Schult. var. bella Piper
Eleocharis acicularis (L.) Roem. & Schult. var. minima Torr. ex Britton