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Eleocharis acicularis

Needle Spikerush

Description:

A spikesedge with stems that are long and grasslike. Flowers are tiny and formed when grown in water. Bloom in summer.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Annual, Perennial
Bloom Time:June to August, but seldom fertile
Fruit Timing:June to August, but seldom fertile
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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