Taxon  Report   9323 
Eleocharis flavescens  (Poir.) Urban  var. flavescens 
Yellow spikerush
Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
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Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Eleocharis
Parent Record Eleocharis flavescens
Freshwater Wetlands
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Eleocharis flavescens var. fuscescens
PLANTS: Eleocharis praticola
PLANTS: Heleocharis flaccida var. fuscescens
PLANTS: Heleocharis flaccida
PLANTS: Scirpus flavescens
TJM2: Eleocharis thermalis
More information about  Eleocharis flavescens var. flavescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 17, 2018).

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