Genus: Eleocharis R. Br.

Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Eleocharideae
Common names: spike-rush
Genus number: 4164
Last updated: 03-Mar-2010
Accession Count: 51 (35 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Roalson, E. H. & E. A. Friar. 2000. Infrageneric classification of Eleocharis (Cyperaceae) revisited: evidence from the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Syst. Bot. 25:323-336. URL:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 5 July 2020.