Calflora
Taxon  Report   9323    
Eleocharis flavescens  (Poir.) Urb.  var. flavescens 
Yellow spikerush
Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eleocharis flavescens var. fuscescens
PLANTS: Eleocharis praticola
PLANTS: Heleocharis flaccida var. fuscescens
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More information about  Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELFLF)

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 20, 2018).

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