Taxon  Report   11628 
Eleocharis palustris  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Common spikerush
Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
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Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
Eleocharis palustris, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Eleocharis palustris
© © 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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More information about  Eleocharis palustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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