Taxon  Report   9889 
Eleocharis bella  (Piper) Svens.
Beautiful spikerush
Eleocharis bella
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Eleocharis bella
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis bella
© 2003 Steve Matson
Eleocharis bella, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Eleocharis bella
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. minima
TJM2 + PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. bella
More information about  Eleocharis bella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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