Taxon  Report   2906 
Eleocharis acicularis  (L.) Roemer & Schultes  var. acicularis 
Needle spike rush,  Needle spikerush
Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Eleocharis
Parent Record Eleocharis acicularis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. gracilescens
PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. submersa
PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. typica
More information about  Eleocharis acicularis var. acicularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Feb 17, 2018).

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