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Tubercled Spike-rush

Eleocharis tuberculosa



Sedge growing in wet meadows, woodlands, and shores. Forms dense clumps. Flowers are white to light orange, blooming in summer. Flowers are pine cone shaped.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Cone-cup Spikerush, Long-tuberculed Spikerush
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late June to August
Fruit Timing:Late June to August; old fruit persists
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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