Taxon  Report   11628    
Eleocharis palustris  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Common spikerush
Eleocharis palustris, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Eleocharis smallii
JEF: Scirpus palustris
More information about  Eleocharis palustris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 13, 2019).