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Eleocharis  R. Br.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40010

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): spikesedge
 
    spikerush [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyCyperaceae  – sedges, foins coupants, laîches, rouches, rouchettes  
                               GenusEleocharis R. Br. – spikesedge, spikerush  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eleocharis acicularis (L.) Roem. & Schult. – needle spikesedge, needle spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis acutangula (Roxb.) Schult. – acute spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis aestuum Hines ex A. Haines – tidal spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis albida Torr. – white spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis ambigens Fernald  
                                  Species Eleocharis atropurpurea (Retz.) J. Presl & C. Presl – purple spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis baldwinii (Torr.) Chapm. – Baldwin's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis bella (Piper) Svenson – beautiful spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis bernardina Munz & I.M. Johnst.  
                                  Species Eleocharis bicolor Chapm. – two-tone spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis bifida S.G. Sm. – Glades spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis bolanderi A. Gray – Bolander's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis brachycarpa Svenson – shortfruit spikerush, short-fruited spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis brittonii Svenson ex Small – Britton's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis cancellata S. Watson – Arizona spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis cellulosa Torr. – Gulfcoast spikesedge, Gulf Coast spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis coloradoensis (Britton) Gilly – dwarf spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis compressa Sull. – flat-stem spike-rush, flatstemmed spikesedge, flatstem spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis congesta D. Don – spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis cylindrica Buckley – cylinder spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis decumbens C.B. Clarke – decumbent spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis diandra C. Wright – Wright's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis dulcis (Burm. f.) Trin. ex Hensch. – Chinese water chestnut, Chinese waterchestnut 
                                  Species Eleocharis elegans (Kunth) Roem. & Schult. – elegant spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis elliptica Kunth – elliptic spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis elongata Chapm. – slim spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis engelmannii Steud. – Engelmann's spikerush, Engelmann's spike-rush 
                                  Species Eleocharis equisetoides (Elliott) Torr. – jointed spikesedge 
                                  Species Eleocharis erythropoda Steud. – bald spike-rush, spikesedge, bald spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis fallax Weath. – creeping spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis flavescens (Poir.) Urb. – yellow spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis geniculata (L.) Roem. & Schult. – Canada spikesedge 
                                  Species Eleocharis intermedia Schult. – matted spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis interstincta (Vahl) Roem. & Schult. – knotted spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis kamtschatica (C.A. Mey.) Kom. – Kamchatka spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis lanceolata Fernald – daggerleaf spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis X macounii Fernald – Macoun's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis macrostachya Britton – pale spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis mamillata (H. Lindb.) H. Lindb. – soft-stem spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis melanocarpa Torr. – blackfruit spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis melanostachys (d'Urv.) C.B. Clarke  
                                  Species Eleocharis microcarpa Torr. – smallfruit spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis minima Kunth – small spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis montana (Kunth) Roem. & Schult. – mountain spike-rush, mountain spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis montevidensis Kunth – sand spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis mutata (L.) Roem. & Schult. – scallion grass 
                                  Species Eleocharis nana Kunth – hairlike spikerush, hair-like spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis nigrescens (Nees) Steud. – black spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis nitida Fernald – quill spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis obtusa (Willd.) Schult. – blunt spikesedge, blunt spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis obtusetrigona (Lindl. & Nees) Steud.  
                                  Species Eleocharis occulta S.G. Sm. – limestone spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis ochrostachys Steud. – spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis oligantha C.B. Clarke – fewflowered spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis ovata (Roth) Roem. & Schult. – ovoid spike-rush, ovoid spikerush, ovate spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis pachycarpa Desv. – blacksand spikerush, black sand spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis pachystyla (C. Wright) C.B. Clarke – false junco 
                                  Species Eleocharis palustris (L.) Roem. & Schult. – spikesedge, creeping spikerush, common spikerush, marsh spike-rush, creeping spike-rush 
                                  Species Eleocharis parishii Britton – Parish spikerush, Parish's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis parvula (Roem. & Schult.) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer – dwarf spikesedge, little-head spike-rush, little-head spikerush, dwarf spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis quadrangulata (Michx.) Roem. & Schult. – squarestem spikesedge, squarestem spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis quinqueflora (Hartmann) O. Schwarz – fewflower spikerush, few-flower spike-rush, few-flower spikerush, fewflowered spikesedge 
                                  Species Eleocharis radicans (A. Dietr.) Kunth – rooted spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis ravenelii Britton – Rio Grande spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis retroflexa (Poir.) Urb. – coastal plain spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis reverchonii Svenson – Reverchon's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis robbinsii Oakes – robbins spikerush, éléocharide de Robbins, Robbins' spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis rostellata (Torr.) Torr. – beaked spike-rush, beaked spikesedge, beaked spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis schaffneri Boeckeler – Schaffner's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis sintenisii Boeckeler – Sintenis' spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis suksdorfiana Beauverd – Suksdorf's spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis tenuis (Willd.) Schult. – slender spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis torticulmis S.G. Sm. – twist-stem spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis tortilis (Link) Schult. – twisted spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis tricostata Torr. – three-angle spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis tuberculosa (Michx.) Roem. & Schult. – cone-cup spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis uniglumis (Link) Schult. – onescale spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis vivipara Link – viviparous spikerush 
                                  Species Eleocharis wolfii (A. Gray) A. Gray ex Britton – wolf's spike-rush, Wolf's spikerush 
       

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  Source: Cyperaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Eleocharis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Eleocharis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Eleocharis   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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