Taxon  Report   2916 
Eleocharis pachycarpa  Desv.
Black sand spikerush,  Broad fruit spikerush
Eleocharis pachycarpa
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Eleocharis pachycarpa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis pachycarpa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Eleocharis pachycarpa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
Communities:
Coastal Salt Marsh, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Eleocharis pachycarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2016).

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