Taxon  Report   2918 
Eleocharis parvula  (Roemer & Schultes) Link
Dwarf spikerush,  Small spikerush
Eleocharis parvula
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Eleocharis parvula
© 2004 Steve Matson
Eleocharis parvula
© 2012 Janell Hillman
Eleocharis parvula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Eleocharis parvula
© 2012 Janell Hillman
Genus: Eleocharis
Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chaetocyperus membranacea
PLANTS: Scirpus nanus var. anachaetus
PLANTS: Eleocharis parvula var. coloradoensis
PLANTS: Eleocharis parvula var. anachaeta
PLANTS: Eleocharis membranacea
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos var. johnstonii
PLANTS: Eleocharis leptos var. coloradoensis
PLANTS: Scirpus nanus
CNPS: Heleocharis parvula
More information about  Eleocharis parvula
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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