Eleocharis acuta

Description
Eleocharis acuta, Small Spike Rush, is rhizomatous macrophyte that forms dense swards to colonize shallow fresh water along the edges of dams, lagoons, drainage swales and boggy low lying areas. Occurs mainly in stationary to very slow moving water. Its range extends from the coast to all inland areas. A great colonizer and habitat for birds, frogs and other animals.

Eleocharis acuta has fine green, cylindrical, upright foliage
Dimensions
H: 250mm to 400mm W: Spreads to form large clumps
Flowering
Flower and seed head at the very tip of its stem
Aspect
Eleocharis acuta grows in full sun to part shade in boggy soils and in water 0—500mm deep, along the edges of dams, lagoons, drainage swales and boggy low lying areas.
Available Sizes
Viro-tubes
Planting Rates
Mass planting; 5 to 7/m2