Common Name: Giant Hair Grass Family Name: Cyperaceae Origin: Cosmopolitan Height: 6”+ pH: 6-7.5 Care: Easy Light: Medium to High Co2: Recommended Propagation: Cut new growth along with roots Growth rate: Moderate to Fast Tropical Aquarium / Fish Tank Plants for Sale, CO2 Sets, Fertilisers, and more - Aqua Essentials Eleocharis vivipara (umbrella hairgrass) [30089] - The umbrella hairgrass, as it is also known, is a delicate grass for the background. Synonyms: E. prolifera. Popular in breeding tanks as it … Eleocharis vivipara is one of the taller hairgrass species available to aquatic plant hobbyists. Tall AKA Umbrella Hairgrass (Eleocharis vivipara) is a very dense-growing plant that is perfect for covering large sections of the aquarium background. For many plants, the website displays maps showing physiographic provinces within the Carolinas and Georgia where the plant has been documented. It will also send little plants with roots above itself. $14.00 Close (esc) Eleocharis vivipara (Hair Grass) Root Clump Regular price $14.00 1 in stock Add to cart. This plant is really like an aquatic grass, with thin stalks growing from roots that spread horizontally by sending our runners. Physical Description: Called "umbrella grass" for its habit of producing young plantlets at the tips of its leaves; leaves 16-24 inches long, 1/8" thick. Description. Eleocharis Vivipara also known as Giant Hairgrass. Eleocharis vivipara, Viviparous Spikerush. Temperature: 22-30 degrees C. Lighting: Medium to Very High. As its name suggests, it can grow to heights of over 20 inches! Natural Distribution & Ecology: Southeastern U.S. Eleocharis vivipara is commonly known as sprouting spike rush, … Propagation: The plant will thicken therefore can be spliced at the rhizome and replanted. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3816 plants and 23,855 images. Type: Rossette. Umbrella Hairgrass is the taller variant of the well recognized Dwarf Hairgrass. Growth Rate: Medium. Eleocharis vivipara is the taller variant of the well recognized Dwarf Hairgrass. Although these plants are aquatic members of the pipewort family, ... Eleocharis vivipara (Hair Grass) Root Clump. In addition to its attractive appearance, this plant provides dense foliage for shrimp and fish fry. Description. Description. There are other shorter growing hairgrass such as Eleocharis acicularis (15 cm) and Eleocharis parvula (6 cm). The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. Items Amount: Item: 2 little plants – Each with a little tiny root system) Care: Easy. Eleocharis vivipara LINK 1827. Due to its tall height, this plant makes a stunning background plant when grown in large clusters. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. Eleocharis vivipara is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by several common names, including umbrella hairgrass, sprouting spikerush, and viviparous spikerush. This plant is really like an aquatic grass, with thin stalks growing from roots that spread horizontally by sending our runners. Product description Eleocharis vivipara also known as Giant Hairgrass. Popular in breeding tanks as it provides excellent cover for fry and young shrimps. The Plants Database includes the following 79 species of Eleocharis .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Due to its tall height, this plant makes a stunning background plant when grown in large clusters. 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