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Eleocharis olivacea

Green Spike-rush


Sedge with sheaths but no leaves. Cone shaped flower cluster on top, blooming from summer to fall. Prefers sands and peats. Moist to wet and sunny.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Bright Green Spikerush
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Mid June to October
Fruit Timing:Mid June to October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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