Taxon  Report   2905 
Eleocharis acicularis  (L.) Roemer & Schultes
Needle Spike rush, Spike rush, needle spikerush
Eleocharis acicularis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
Eleocharis acicularis var. gracilescens
Eleocharis acicularis var. occidentalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Eleocharis acicularis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELAC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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