Here's one you've got to be familiar with. Just like those necessary guys at the water department that you know so well. You don't? Well take a moment to appreciate all those unknown helpers you depend on. Like Eleocharis. All the spikerushes are water lovers. They have a lot to do with keeping our plant's water in good shape. So the next time you see a bog, wade right in and let them know what you're thinking. Bald spikerush grows in AK, AR, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, AB, BC, MB, MB, NF, NT, ON, QC, and SK. Ives Preserve, Lenawee Co MI, 6/8/12. Sedge family, Cyperaceae.