Calflora
Taxon  Report   12143 
Eleocharis tenuis  (Willd.) Schult.
Slender spikerush
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Eleocharis tenuis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
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ICPN: Scirpus tenuis
More information about  Eleocharis tenuis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ELTE)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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