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Eleocharis palustris

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Eleocharis
Species: E. palustris
Binomial name
Eleocharis palustris
(L.) Roem. & Schult.
Synonyms
  • E. eupalustris Lindb. fil.

Eleocharis palustris (L.) Roem. & Schult. (Common Spike-rush; Creeping Spike-rush; Marsh Spike-rush) is a species of mat-forming perennial plants in the genus Eleocharis (and subgenus Eleocharis) growing in wetlands throughout the Boreal Kingdom. E. palustris is not easily distinguished from other closely related species and is extremely variable worldwide itself.

Distribution

The main species can be found everywhere in North America, except for Florida, Georgia and Mexico.[1]

References

External links

  • Flora of North America


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