New York Natural Heritage Program
Creeping Spikerush
Eleocharis ambigens Fern.
Monocots

Threats [-]
Phragmites is a threat in the marshes where this occurs.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
Control Phragmites invasions in the salt marshes where it exists and prevent new incursions. Natural buffers should be established around the salt marshes to decrease pollution runoff and other direct human disturbances.

Research Needs [-]
This species has had a confusing taxonomic history and herbarium specimens of all closely-related species should be examined to determine if more populations exist. Research could also be done to help augment existing populations.