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Eleocharis robbinsii Oakes

 

Robbins’ Spikerush

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusEleocharisFrom the Greek ἕλειος (heleios), “marsh dweller,” and χάρις (charis), “grace”
SpeciesrobbinsiiFor James Watson Robbins (1801-79), American physician and botanist

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Online References:

Eleocharis robbinsii at Minnesota Wildflowers

References:

Arsenault, Matt; Mittelhauser, Glen H.; Cameron, Don; Dibble, Alison C.; Haines, Arthur; Rooney, Sally C.; and Weber, Jill E., Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to Cyperaceae, University of Maine Press, 2013, p. 588

Eleocharis robbinsii (Robbins’ Spikerush)

7/18/2020 · Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick, ME
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Eleocharis robbinsii (Robbins’ Spikerush)

7/18/2020 · Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick, ME
≈ 4½ × 6" (12 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Eleocharis robbinsii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 Aug 2020.

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Eleocharis robbinsii (Robbins’ Spikerush)

7/18/2020 · Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick, ME
≈ 4 × 6" (11 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Eleocharis robbinsii (Robbins’ Spikerush)

7/18/2020 · Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick, ME
≈ 4 × 6" (11 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

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