Spikerush (Eleocharis cellulosa) Achenes (seed-like fruits) are eaten by some waterfowl. The water chestnut, used in Chinese cooking, is from the corm (underground stem) of a spikerush species native to Asia.

Did You Know?

There are more than 30 types of spikerushes growing in Florida alone! Learn more about the species through the UF IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

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