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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Eleocharis acicularis
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Eleocharis acicularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ELAC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 27, 2014).

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