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Heleocharis palustris

No current common name.

We currently do not grow this plant.

A one foot high rhizomatous dark green plant. It looks like a miniature rush, or a funny-looking lawn grass. It needs regular moisture. It grows throughout the west and much of the world along streams, in bogs, in marshes and springs. Easy to grow with no care. Hitchcock says that it is alkaline tolerant. We have got it growing in the drainage ditch. It grows only where the water is. Good looking. (Syn. Eleocharis palustris)

Heleocharis palustris tolerates alkaline soil, seasonal flooding, high traffic(people walking on it) and deer.

Heleocharis palustris's foliage color is white and type is deciduous.
Heleocharis palustris's flower color is white.

Communities for Heleocharis palustris:Chaparral, Freshwater Marsh, Valley Grassland, Mixed-evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Riparian (rivers & creeks) and Yellow Pine Forest.

ph: 6.00 to 8.00
usda: 5 to 10
height[m]: 0.30 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.30 to 0.50
rainfall[cm]: 93.00 to 1460.00

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