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Rush / SedgeEleocharis sp.   

Spike-rush at Hackett, ACT

2 images

Eleocharis sp. at Hackett, ACT - 27 Dec 2018
Eleocharis sp. at Hackett, ACT - 27 Dec 2018

Identification history

Rush / Sedge Eleocharis acuta 24 Dec 2018 Justin Hurley Ley
Rush / Sedge Eleocharis sp. 23 Dec 2018 michaelb
Unidentified 23 Dec 2018 waltraud

Author's notes

Growing at the fringe of little dam and bottom of drainage line that feeds the little dam.

2 comments

waltraud wrote:
   27 Dec 2018
Not sure whether the second photograph allows id of species Eleocharis ? acuta.
michaelb wrote:
   27 Dec 2018
The subject may well be E. acuta, because it is very common. See the comment on the species page for an easy way to identify E. acuta, and check out the 3rd photo in the sample images:
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Species/4716

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Nearby Sightings

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Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Hackett, ACT - 4 Nov 2019 Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (Marsh Club-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 3 Mar 2017 Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Feb 2017 Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Hackett, ACT - 21 Oct 2016 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 30 May 2016 Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 30 May 2016 Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016 Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016 Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016 Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016
Isolepis cernua (Slender Clubrush) at Hackett, ACT - 4 Nov 2019
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Dec 2018
Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Hackett, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (Marsh Club-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 3 Mar 2017
Ardea pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 27 Feb 2017
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Hackett, ACT - 21 Oct 2016
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Hackett, ACT - 30 May 2016
Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 30 May 2016
Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016
Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016
Marsilea mutica (Nardoo) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Hackett, ACT - 6 Jan 2016

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.168889-35.241389
  • Altitude 692.0m
  • Places Hackett, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1,001 - 10,000 Abundance
  • 27 Dec 2018 11:19 AM Recorded on
  • waltraud Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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