Taxon  Report   2922    
Eleocharis rostellata  (Torr.) Torr.
Beaked spikerush,  Walking sedge
Eleocharis rostellata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus rostellatus
ICPN + PLANTS: Eleocharis rostellata var. congdonii
PLANTS: Eleocharis rostellata var. occidentalis
More information about  Eleocharis rostellata
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).