Calflora
Taxon  Report   2905    
Eleocharis acicularis  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Needle spike rush,  Needle spikerush
Eleocharis acicularis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eleocharis acicularis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eleocharis acicularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Eleocharis acicularis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Eleocharis acicularis
© 2015 Vernon Smith
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Eleocharis acicularis
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELAC)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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