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  Eleocharis elliptica Kunth image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Cyperaceae
Eleocharis elliptica Kunth
elliptic spike-rush
Eleocharis: Greek elos for "marsh" and charis for grace, referring to marsh plant
elliptica: elliptical, about twice as long as wide
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Eleocharis capitata (L.) R.Br. var. borealis Svenson
Eleocharis compressa Sull. var. atrata Svenson
Eleocharis compressa Sull. var. borealis (Svenson) Drapalik & Mohlenbr.
Eleocharis elliptica Kunth f. atrata (Svenson) Drapalik & Mohlenbr.
Eleocharis elliptica Kunth var. atrata (Svenson) S.G.Sm.
Eleocharis elliptica Kunth var. elliptica
Eleocharis tenuis (Willd.) Schult. var. atrata (Svenson) B.Boivin
Eleocharis tenuis (Willd.) Schult. var. borealis (Svenson) Gleason

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