Definition of Spike rush

1. Noun. A sedge of the genus Eleocharis.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spike Rush

spigurnels
spik
spike
spike and wave complex
spike arrester
spike heath
spike heel
spike lavender
spike lavender oil
spike mike
spike moss
spike mosses
spike oil
spike out
spike potential
spike rush (current term)
spike someone's guns
spike strip
spike strips
spike suppressor
spike train
spikebill
spiked
spiked loosestrife
spikefish
spikeless
spikelet
spikelets
spikelike
spikemoss

Literary usage of Spike rush

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1. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Flat-stemmed Spike-rush. Shores of lakes. 378. E. Engelmanni Steud. ... Slender Spike-rush. Oscoda; east coast of L. Superior, Canadian Cat; Keweenaw Co., ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"BLUNT SPIKE-RUSH. (Man. p. 1044.) In wet soil, NB to BC, Fla., Tex. and Ore. ... SMALL'S SPIKE-RUSH. Sandy shores of islands, lower Susquehanna River, Pa. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Nees P Eleocharis elliptica Kunth Slender spike-rush Herbaceous perennial Moist ... Spike-rush Herbaceous annual Vernal ponds, moist ditches and roadsides. ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"NĂ©es P Eleocharis elliptica Kunth Slender spike-rush Herbaceous ... Schultes Matted spike-rush Herbaceous annual Calcareous swamps, bogs and lake shores. ..."

5. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"Shores of lakes. 378. E. Engelmanni Steud. Engelmann's Spike-rush ... Ovoid Spike-rush. Wet grounds. N. shore of L. Superior, Agassiz; southward; ..."

6. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Obtuse spike rush. *** Spike ovoid. Scales coriaceous. Bristles 6, rigid. ... Scales greenish with a. purple stripe. Capillary spike rush. 10. ..."

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