Taxon  Report   2914    
Eleocharis obtusa  (Willd.) Schult.  var. engelmannii  (Steud.) Gilly  
(no longer an active name)
Engelmann's spikerush
Eleocharis obtusa var. engelmannii, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Eleocharis
Parent: Eleocharis obtusa
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Eleocharis engelmannii

NOTE: Eleocharis obtusa var. engelmannii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Eleocharis obtusa var. engelmannii
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2019).