New York Metropolitan Flora

Eleocharis fallax Weath. - Creeping Spike-rush


By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/19/2012

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Common Names

Creeping Spike-rush

General Discussion

The taxonomic status of E. fallax is problematic; often treated as conspecific with E. ambigens, or the later two taxa included within a more broadly circumscribed E. uniglumis.

This taxon has been reported from a handful of localities in our region, but no definitive specimens have been seen.