spike-rush

spike-rush

n
(Plants) any perennial plant of the temperate cyperaceous genus Eleocharis, occurring esp by ponds, and having underground stems, narrow leaves, and small flowers
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If there's edge cover nearby--such as the mixed lines of Kissimmee grass, spike-rush and other grasses common to Florida lakes--you're likely to find largemouth bass herding shad into a vulnerable position.
Today, wet areas of Morfa Gwyllt are a valuable habitat for rare plants such as the Welsh mudwort (it is only found in three other places in Europe); the dwarf spike-rush and the sharp rush.
Northern spike-rush at Bakethin Weir, Kielder This is currently the only recorded site in Northumberland.