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Eleocharis engelmannii Steudel. Engelmann’s Spikerush. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Freshwater shores, marshes, disturbed wet places. Dist: MA, ON, and BC south to GA, MS (Sorrie & LeBlond 2008), TX, and CA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, Va, WV; > Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. var. detonsa A.Gray – NE; > Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. var. engelmannii – NE; < Eleocharis ovata (Roth) Roem. & Schult. – C

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW

Heliophily: 9

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