Eleocharis angusticeps (Cyperaceae), a New Spikerush from the Highmarsh of Camden County, Georgia, U.S.A.


Phillip D. Lowe

Additional Authors:

J. Richard Carter




Cyperaceae, Eleocharis, high marsh, morphometric analysis, new species

A novel spikerush, Eleocharis angusticeps, from the highmarsh of Camden County, Georgia, is described, and the results of a morphometric analysis are presented in support of the recognition of this new species. A technical description, dichotomous key, comparative photographs of achenes, spikelets, and plant habit, distribution maps, habitat data, and specimen citations are included.