Definition of Eleocharis
1. Noun. Sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cyperaceae, Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family
Member holonyms: Spike Rush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eleocharis
Literary usage of Eleocharis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1913)
"eleocharis compressa, Sullivant. Northern New York to Ohio and Illinois. 139. ... eleocharis intermedia, Schultes. New York and Pennsylvania to Illinois and ..."
2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"eleocharis diandra C.Wright FBW; eleocharis obtusa (Willd. ... eleocharis olivacea Torr. Capitate spike-rush Herbaceous perennial Wet pond margins and ..."
3. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"eleocharis ACICULARIS (L.) R. Brown. Throughout the state. ... Columbus, Wm. C. Werner ; Cincinnati, JF James ( Cat) eleocharis ..."