Green Spike-rush

Eleocharis olivacea



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 Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
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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