Eleocharis rostellata

Eleocharis rostellata

Beaked spikerush

Cool season, native, rhizomatous perennial. Found in coastal salt marshes and in alkaline to highly calcareous interior wetlands, making it well adapted to wetlands with high pH conditions. Often found around hot springs; occurrence is localized to specific habitat types.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
55.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
349,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No