Eleocharis elliptica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusEleocharis
SpeciesEleocharis elliptica Kunth
Common Nameelliptic spikerush
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Leaves absent; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Sheath with Scale;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Rowan (KY), Campbell (TN), Coffee (TN), Marshall (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MDKY00003564 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Eleocharis elliptica
MDKY00003565 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Eleocharis elliptica
APSC0052508 Sequatchie Tennessee
APSC
Eleocharis elliptica
31973000011557 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Eleocharis elliptica
TENN-V-0042075 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eleocharis elliptica
TENN-V-0042074 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Eleocharis elliptica
TENN-V-0042076 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eleocharis elliptica
APSC0051507 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Eleocharis elliptica
APSC0116847 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Eleocharis elliptica
APSC0039555 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Eleocharis elliptica
APSC0054937 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Eleocharis elliptica
UCHT037648 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Eleocharis elliptica
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