Taxon  Report   9893 
Eleocharis quinqueflora  (Hartmann) O. Schwarz
fewflower spikerush
Eleocharis quinqueflora, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eleocharis quinqueflora
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis quinqueflora
© 2007 Steve Matson
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine 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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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis bernardina
PLANTS: Eleocharis pauciflora var. bernardina
PLANTS: Eleocharis pauciflora var. fernaldii
PLANTS: Eleocharis quinqueflora ssp. fernaldii
PLANTS: Eleocharis quinqueflora var. bernardina
PLANTS: Scirpus pauciflorus
PLANTS: Scirpus quinqueflorus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Eleocharis pauciflora
 Information about  Eleocharis quinqueflora  from other sources:

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

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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: May 22, 2015).

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