Taxon  Report   2920    
Eleocharis quadrangulata  (Michx.) Roem. & Schult.
Four angled spikerush,  Squarestem spikerush
Eleocharis quadrangulata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eleocharis quadrangulata var. crassior
PLANTS: Scirpus quadrangulatus
More information about  Eleocharis quadrangulata
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 11, 2019).