Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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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

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, WV; > Eleocharis engelmannii var. detonsa – NE; > Eleocharis engelmannii var. engelmannii – NE

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