Taxon  Report   2910    
Eleocharis geniculata  (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Bent spikerush,  Canada spikesedge
Eleocharis geniculata, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Eleocharis capitata
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis caribaea
JEF: Eleocharis dispar
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More information about  Eleocharis geniculata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).