E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Eleocharis atropurpurea (Retz.) J. Presl & C. Presl
purple spike-rush
Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

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Introduction

Previously reported for BC but specimens were re-identified as Eleocharis geniculata. However, in 2013, Frank Lomer collected it at Shuswap Lake near Sicamous (BCCDC 2013 update).

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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Eleocharis multiflora Chapm.
Scirpus atropurpureus Retz.

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