Eleocharis ovata ( Roth ) Roem. & Schult. - Ovate Spike-rush
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Last Modified 01/19/2012
Common NamesOvate Spike-rush
Previously often confused with the common E. obtusa; a critical examination of herbarium specimens and extensive field work from our region reveals that all previous reports of E. ovata are in fact E. obtusa.
E. ovata may eventually be confirmed from our region, but no definitive specimens have yet been seen.