Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Cyperaceae
Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. var. engelmannii
Engelmann's spike-rush
Eleocharis: Greek elos for "marsh" and charis for grace, referring to marsh plant
engelmannii: after Georg(e) Engelmann (1809-1884), a German-born St. Louis physician and botanist, and prolific author on cacti, North American conifers and oaks. Like many other famous botanical explorers and collectors, he began his career in medicine.
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, annual sedge
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. var. monticola (Fernald) Svenson
Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. var. robusta Fernald
Eleocharis monticola Fernald
Eleocharis monticola Fernald var. pallida H.St.John
Eleocharis obtusa (Willd.) Schult. var. engelmannii (Steud.) Gilly
Eleocharis ovata (Roth) Roem. & Schult. var. engelmannii (Steud.) Britton

         
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