Eleocharis nitida Fernald
Common Name: SLENDER SPIKE-RUSH
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge
Status: E

A delicate and tiny species of moist sandy, bare depressions in jack pine stands at its only known Michigan occurrence. As in E. elliptica, the achenes persist in the spikes after the scales are shed.

Locations

Schoolcraft County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1112.