Taxon  Report   2912 
Eleocharis montevidensis  Kunth
Montevideo spike rush,  Sand spikerush

Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis montevidensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Eleocharis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis arenicola
PLANTS: Eleocharis palmeri
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2015).

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