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Taxon: Eleocharis radicans (A. Dietr.) Kunth

Genus: Eleocharis
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Eleocharideae
Nomen number: 461189
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:142. 1837
Link to protologue:
Comment: originally based on Scirpus radicans Poir., nom. illeg. (non Schkuhr 1793)
Name Verified on: 10-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Hispaniola
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:304-305.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges. Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans Kunth
  4. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 2000. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth
  5. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  6. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala. Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth
  7. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth
  8. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth
  9. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. Note: lists as Eleocharis radicans (Poir.) Kunth

Check other web resources for Eleocharis radicans (A. Dietr.) Kunth :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=461189. Accessed 20 February 2020.