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Horsetail Spike-rush

Species Assessment Information from COSEWIC


Date of Assessment: November 2000


Common Name: Horsetail Spike-rush

Scientific Name: Eleocharis equisetoides


COSEWIC Status: Endangered

Reason for designation: A perennial herb found at one site where it likely represents a single clonal individual occupying less than 10 square metres of pond shoreline.


Canadian Occurrence: Ontario

COSEWIC Status history: Designated Endangered in November 2000. Assessment based on a new status report.