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Eleocharis ambigens Weatherby. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Brackish tidal marshes. Dist: MA south to n. FL, west to TX.

ID notes:Eleocharis ambigens has achenes that are more prominently pitted, or honeycomb reticulate compared to the more smooth or minutley pitted achenes of E. uniglumis. It also has biconvex achenes compared to the trigonous (even if obscurely so) achenes of E. fallax. Refer to Sorrie and LeBlond (2014) for more details.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = F, FNA23, G, NE, NY; < Eleocharis fallax Weath. – C, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Va, WH3

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image of plant© Derick Poindexter | Original Image ⭷
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