Taxon  Report   2920 
Eleocharis quadrangulata  (Michx.) Roem. & Schult.
Four angled spikerush,  Squarestem spikerush
Eleocharis quadrangulata
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Eleocharis quadrangulata
© 2004 Steve Matson
Eleocharis quadrangulata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Eleocharis quadrangulata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

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Eleocharis quadrangulata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Eleocharis
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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PLANTS: Eleocharis quadrangulata var. crassior
PLANTS: Scirpus quadrangulatus
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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: Aug 15, 2018).

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