Eleocharis parvula

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
Common Name:Little Head Spikerush; Dwarf Spikerush; Small Spikerush
Habitat:Margins of shallow still water habitats.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Eleocharis
Species Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link - Little Head Spikerush; Dwarf Spikerush; Small Spikerush

Citation

Citation ELEOCHARIS PARVULA (Roemer & Schultes) Link ex Bluff et al., Comp. Fl. German., ed. 2. 1(1): 93. 1836.
Basionym: Scirpus parvula Roemer & Schultes 1817; Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804.
Type: GERMANY: Mansfeld,

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Baeothryon nanum Baeothryon nanum A. Dietrich, Sp. Pl. 2: 91. 1833, nom. illegit.Scirpus parvula Roemer & Schultes 1817; Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804. 
Chaetocyperus membranaceus Chaetocyperus membranaceus Buckley, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14: 10. ("1862") 1863. TEXAS: Llano Co.:
Chaetocyperus pygmaeus Chaetocyperus pygmaeus (Torrey) Walpers, Ann. Bot. 3: 683. 1852.Eleocharis pygmaea Torrey 1836. 
Cyperus parvulus Cyperus parvulus (Roemer & Schultes) Missbach & E. H. L. Krause, in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl., ed. 2. 2: 26. 1900, non Steudel 1854.Scirpus parvula Roemer & Schultes 1817; Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804. 
Eleocharis coloradoensis Eleocharis coloradoensis (Britton) Gilly, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 26: 66. 1941.Scirpus coloradoensis Britton 1904. 
Eleocharis leptos Eleocharis leptos (Steudel) Svenson, Rhodora 31: 176. 1929, non E. lepta C. B. Clarke 1900.Isolepis leptos Steudel 1855. 
Eleocharis leptos var. coloradoensis Eleocharis leptos (Steudel) Svenson, var. coloradoensis (Britton) Svenson, Rhodora 31: 177. 1929.Scirpus coloradoensis Britton 1904. 
Eleocharis leptos var. johnstonii Eleocharis leptos (Steudel) Svenson, var. johnstonii Svenson, Rhodora 31: 177. 1929. CALIFORNIA: San Bernardino Co.: Baldwin Lake, 1924, Johnston s.n. (holotype: GH; isotype: PH).
Eleocharis membranacea Eleocharis membranacea (Buckley) Gilly, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 26: 66. 1941.Chaetocyperus membranaceus Buckley 1862. 
Eleocharis parvula var. anachaeta Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link ex Bluff et al., var. anachaeta (Torrey) Svenson, Rhodora 36: 386. 1934.Eleocharis pygmaea Torrey, var. anachaeta Torrey 1836. 
Eleocharis parvula var. coloradoensis Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link ex Bluff et al., var. coloradoensis (Britton) Beetle, Univ. Wyoming Publ. 5: 22. 1938.Scirpus coloradoensis Britton 1904. 
Eleocharis pygmaea Eleocharis pygmaea Torrey, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 313. 1836. NEW YORK:
Eleocharis pygmaea var. anachaeta Eleocharis pygmaea Torrey, var. anachaeta Torrey, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 441. 1836. LOUISIANA: Orleans Par.: New Orleans, s.d.,Drummond 409 (holotype: NY).
Eleocharis triflora Eleocharis triflora Boeckeler, Flora 63: 437. 1880. MEXICO: Veracruz: Morro de Boquilla,
Eleogiton parvula Eleogiton parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link, Hort. Berol. 1: 285. 1827.Scirpus parvula Roemer & Schultes 1817; Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804. 
Isolepis leptos Isolepis leptos Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 91. 1855. MEXICO
Limnochloa parvula Limnochloa parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Reichenbach, in Mössler, Handb. Gewächsk., ed. 2. 1808. 1830.Scirpus parvula Roemer & Schultes 1817; Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804. 
Scirpus coloradoensis Scirpus coloradoensis Britton, Torreya 4: 93. 1904. COLORADO: Larimer Co.: Shore Lake, s.d., Cowen 2576 (holotype: ?; isotype: GH).
Scirpus humilis Scirpus humilis Wallroth, Sched. Crit. 27. 1822.  
Scirpus leptos Scirpus leptos (Steudel) C. Wright, in Sauvalle, Anales Acad. Ci. Med. Habana 8: 80. 1871.Isolepis leptos Steudel 1855. 
Scirpus nanus var. anachaetus Scirpus nanus Sprengel, var. anachaetus (Torrey) Britton, Trans. New York Acad. Sci. 11: 75. 1892.Eleocharis pygmaea Torrey, var. anachaeta Torrey 1836. 
Scirpus parvulus Scirpus parvulus Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 2: 124. 1817.Scirpus nanus Sprengel 1813, non Poiret 1804. 
Scirpus translucens Scirpus translucens LeGall ex J. Lloyd, Fl. Loire-Inf. 275. 1844. FRANCE
Scirpus nanus Scirpus nanus Sprengel, Pl. Min. Cogn. Pug. 1: 4. 1813, non Poiret 1804. GERMANY: Mansfeld,

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Clarke, Lee, Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
USAM000004867 Mobile 18 Oct 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11719
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
UNA00003252 Mobile 4 Jul 1879 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer
USAM000004873 Mobile 01 Sep 1981 Michel G. Lelong
12252
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
USAM000004869 Mobile 18 Oct 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11719
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
USAM000004872 Baldwin 25 Aug 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11375
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
USAM000004866 Baldwin 23 May 1980 Bob Lott
56
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
UWAL0003307 Clarke 07 Sep 2003 Keener, Brian R.
2960
UWAL
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Sch
USAM000004870 Baldwin 29 Jun 1974 Michel G. Lelong
7978
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
USAM000004871 Baldwin 29 Jun 1974 Michel G. Lelong
7978
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
AUA000021511 Mobile 1 JUN 1972 KRAL, ROBERT
47050
AUA
ELEOCHARIS PARVULA (ROEMER & J. A. SCHULTES) LINK EX BLUFF, NEES & SCHAUER
UWAL0037925 Baldwin 29 Jun 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7978
UWAL
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
una00064852 Clarke 7 Sep 2003 Brian R. Keener
2960
UNA
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer
USAM000004868 Mobile 18 Oct 1980 Michel G. Lelong
11719
USAM
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & Schultes) Link
UNA00006495 14 May 1935 Roland M. Harper
3368
UNA
Eleocharis parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Schauer
AUA000021508 Lee 18 JUN 1966 DALY, JR., ROBERT
AUA
ELEOCHARIS PARVULA (ROEMER & J. A. SCHULTES) LINK EX BLUFF, NEES & SCHAUER
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