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Search Term(s): Eleocharis tenuis var. tenuis   (1 record found)

CYPERACEAE
Sedge Family
Eleocharis tenuis var. tenuis  (slender spikerush)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Eleocharis: from the Greek eleios or heleios (marsh) and charis (grace); tenuis: slender, thin
Native Plant
Yes
Life Form
Perennial Sedge
Phenology (Flowering Period)
June-August
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Low ground, swales, wet edges, disturbed soils
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
5
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Seeds, stems and tubers eaten by many waterfowl species, and by a few Rail species.
Wetland Indicator Status
FACW+
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
Culm angles not wing-like.
Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
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