Calflora
Taxon  Report   9099    
Eleocharis decumbens  C. B. Clarke
Decumbent spikerush
Eleocharis decumbens
© © 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eleocharis decumbens, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eleocharis montevidensis var. decumbens
More information about  Eleocharis decumbens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELDE2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2018).

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