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Eleocharis pauciflora  (Lightf.) Link

(not an active name)

Few flowered spike rush,   Few flowered spikerush,   Spike rush
Eleocharis pauciflora is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Genus: Eleocharis
Family: Cyperaceae  
Category: monocot  

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSEleocharis quinqueflora
More information about  Eleocharis pauciflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ELQU2)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/13/2022).