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blunt spikerush
Eleocharis obtusa
Eleocharis obtusa
blunt spikerush Sedge Family
Eleocharis obtusa Cyperaceae
common name
  blunt spikerush
accepted scientific name
  Eleocharis obtusa (Willd.) Schult.
rules for finding collection records
  Eleocharis obtusa (106)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
Image Author: ©2005-2015 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed All Year
Indigenous to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Eleocharis obtusa   (Willd.) Schult.   (TSN: 40017, Index: 641)

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