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Eleocharis suksdorfiana
Suksdorf spikerush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington, but not in the Olympic Mountains; central British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Shores, peatlands, wet meadows, and seeps from middle elevations to the subalpine.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Eleocharis suksdorfiana Beauverd
Publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève. 13: 267. 1922.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Eleocharis pauciflora (Lightf.) Link var. suksdorfiana (Beauverd) Svenson
Eleocharis quinqueflora (Hartm.) O. Schwarz var. suksdorfiana (Beauverd) J.T. Howell
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eleocharis suksdorfiana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eleocharis suksdorfiana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Eleocharis suksdorfiana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eleocharis suksdorfiana photos.

USDA Plants: Eleocharis suksdorfiana information.

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