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Canada spikesedge
Eleocharis geniculata
Eleocharis geniculata
Canada spikesedge Sedge Family
Eleocharis geniculata Cyperaceae
common names
  Canada spikesedge
  bent spikerush
accepted scientific name
  Eleocharis geniculata (L.) Roem. & Schult.
rules for finding collection records
  Eleocharis caribaea (0)
  Eleocharis geniculata (53)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed All Year
Not native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Eleocharis geniculata   (L.) Roem. & Schult.   (TSN: 40046, Index: 782)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names