Taxon  Report   2921 
Eleocharis radicans  (Poiret) Kunth
Creeping spikerush,  Rooted spikerush
Eleocharis radicans
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Eleocharis radicans
© 2004 Steve Matson
Eleocharis radicans, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Eleocharis radicans
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis acicularis var. radicans
PLANTS: Eleocharis lindheimeri
More information about  Eleocharis radicans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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 21, 2018).

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