Taxon  Report   2918 
Eleocharis parvula  (Roemer & Schultes) Link
dwarf spikerush,  small spikerush
Eleocharis parvula , a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Eleocharis parvula
© 2004 Steve Matson
Eleocharis parvula
© 2004 Steve Matson
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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:
(according to)

PLANTS: Chaetocyperus membranacea
PLANTS: Scirpus nanus var. anachaetus
PLANTS: Eleocharis parvula var. coloradoensis
PLANTS: Eleocharis parvula var. anachaeta
PLANTS: Eleocharis membranacea
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos var. johnstonii
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos var. coloradoensis
PLANTS: Eleocharis coloradoensis
PLANTS: Scirpus nanus
CNPS: Heleocharis parvula
 Information about  Eleocharis parvula  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ELPA5)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2014).

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