Taxon  Report   2922 
Eleocharis rostellata  (Torrey) Torrey
Beaked spikerush,  Walking sedge
Eleocharis rostellata
© 2015 Steve Matson
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Eleocharis rostellata
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Eleocharis rostellata
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Eleocharis rostellata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eleocharis rostellata
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Genus: Eleocharis
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eleocharis rostellata var. congdonii
PLANTS: Eleocharis rostellata var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Scirpus rostellatus
More information about  Eleocharis rostellata
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 25, 2018).

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