Taxon  Report   2919    
Eleocharis pauciflora  (Lightf.) Link  
(no longer an active name)
Few flowered spike rush,  Few flowered spikerush, Spike rush
Eleocharis pauciflora, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Eleocharis
Habitat: meadows

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

Name Status:
JEF + PLANTS other name:
Eleocharis quinqueflora

NOTE: Eleocharis pauciflora is no longer an active name.
More information about  Eleocharis pauciflora
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: Dec 15, 2019).