Three-ribbed Spike-rush

Eleocharis tricostata



Sedge with spikelets that have dark brown scales. Fruit is dark brown with 3 ridges. Likes coastal plain marshes and sandy shores. Flowers and fruits at the same time.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Three-angle Spikerush
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early June to September
Fruit Timing:Early June to September
Global and State Rank:G4, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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