Taxon  Report   2913 
Eleocharis obtusa  (Willdenow) Schultes
Blunt spike rush,  blunt spikerush, broad spiked spikerush
Eleocharis obtusa, a monocot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eleocharis obtusa
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Eleocharis obtusa
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Eleocharis obtusa
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Eleocharis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis obtusa var. ellipsoidalis
PLANTS: Eleocharis obtusa var. gigantea
PLANTS: Eleocharis obtusa var. jejuna
TJM2 + PLANTS: Eleocharis obtusa var. obtusa
PLANTS: Eleocharis obtusa var. peasei
PLANTS: Eleocharis ovata var. obtusa
PLANTS: Scirpus obtusus
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 27, 2015).

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