Calflora
Taxon  Report   2912    
Eleocharis montevidensis  Kunth
Montevideo spike rush,  Sand spikerush
Eleocharis montevidensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis arenicola
JEF: Eleocharis montana ssp. montevidensis
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis palmeri
More information about  Eleocharis montevidensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELMO2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2019).