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Small Rush

Eleocharis parvula

Also known as

Dwarf Hairgrass

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Frequent watering

Flowering

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Small Rush Overview

Eleocharis parvula is an aquatic perennial in the Cyperaceae family. It has a low-growing habit and with time will form a solid mass of foliage. Leaves are hair-like, thin and straight, hence the common name Dwarf Hairgrass. This species is well-suited to aquascaping.

Special features of Small Rush

Attractive leaves

Wet sites