Heleocharis macrostachya

Common Spike Rush.

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A 1 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've got it growing in the drainage ditch. It grows only where the water is. Good looking. (syn. Eleocharis macrostachya)

Heleocharis macrostachya tolerates alkaline soil and seasonal flooding.

Foliage of Heleocharis macrostachya is na.
Flower of Heleocharis macrostachya has color na.

Communities for Heleocharis macrostachya: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]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 100.00 to 2000.00

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