Calflora
Taxon  Report   2912 
Eleocharis montevidensis  Kunth
Montevideo spike rush,  Sand spikerush
Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis montevidensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Eleocharis montevidensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Eleocharis arenicola
PLANTS: Eleocharis palmeri
More information about  Eleocharis montevidensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELMO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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