Eleocharis acicularis (Needle Spikerush) is primarily found on receding waterlines, mudflats, or shallow waters edges. It is a common plant of many wetland and marsh types found with Alisma subcoratum, Eragrostits hypnoides, and Phyla lanceolata. Its short stature and vivid color have made it a popular choice for an aquarium plant.
- Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
- Soil Conditions Wet, Wet-Mesic
- Height 1'
- Flower Time June, July
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