Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Eleocharis atropurpurea (Retzius) J. Presl & C. Presl. Purple Spikerush. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Clay-based Carolina bays, other pineland ponds, disturbed wetlands. Dist: Widely scattered in North America; Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, Asia, Africa.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, S, Tx, WH3

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image of plant© Jay Horn source
image of plant© Jay Horn source