Taxon  Report   2911 
Eleocharis macrostachya  Britton
Creeping spike rush, Pale Spike Rush, Wire Grass, common spikerush, pale spikerush
Eleocharis macrostachya, 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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Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Eleocharis perlonga
PLANTS: Eleocharis xyridiformis
XWALK: Heleocharis palustris
 Information about  Eleocharis macrostachya  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELMA5)

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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