|Etymology||Genus||Marsh (Eleo) favour (charis); referring to its prference for marshy habitats|
|Species||Knee-like bend; reference to plant unknown|
|Synonyms||Scirpus geniculatus L., Bulbostylis capitata (L.) Steven|
|Common Names||Bent Spike-rush, Canada Spike-edge|
|Native Distribution||Pantropical, as well as some subtropical and temperate regions|
Eleocharis geniculata can be found in open wet or marshy areas. It consists of a cluster of stems which are squarish. The tip of each stem holds a brown globose spikelet.
The Bent Spike-rush grows in wet and marshy areas.
The stem of the sdege is squarish.
Flowers bearing on the spikelet.
The globose spikelets.