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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Communities: 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.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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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
 Information about  Eleocharis obtusa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELOB2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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 24, 2014).

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