Taxon  Report   11628    
Eleocharis palustris  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Common spikerush
Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
Eleocharis palustris
© © 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Eleocharis palustris, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Eleocharis palustris
© 2011 Gerald Carr
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Eleocharis palustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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: Nov 18, 2018).

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