Eleocharis flavescens (Poir.) Urb.
Common Name: SPIKE-RUSH
Synonym: Eleocharis olivacea
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

E. olivacea of Michigan Flora.

Moist sandy to muddy shores, exposed mud flats, bog mats; often in marly places and sometimes in several cm of water. The styles are occasionally 3-cleft. Our plants are var. olivacea (Torr.) Gleason, with green to golden achenes.


Alger County
Allegan County
Baraga County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Cheboygan County
Clinton County
Delta County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
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Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 29, 2022. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1107.