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Eleocharis geniculata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Scientific name  Eleocharis geniculata
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Eleocharis
Higher classification  Eleocharis
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Similar  Eleocharis, Sedges, Eleocharis atropurpurea, Eleocharis rostellata, Eleocharis radicans

Eleocharis geniculata is a species of spikesedge known by several common names, including bent spikerush and Canada spikesedge. This is a widespread plant of wet areas in the Americas, Asia, Africa, Australia, Madagascar, and some Pacific Islands. It is an annual spikesedge growing to a maximum height of about 40 centimeters. It has a few straw-colored leaves and many thin erect stems. The stems hold inflorescences of rounded spikelets each containing at least 10 tiny flowers. The flowers are covered with dark greenish-brown bracts. The fruit is a shiny purple-brown achene not more than a millimeter long.

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References

Eleocharis geniculata Wikipedia


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