Calflora
Taxon  Report   9893    
Eleocharis quinqueflora  (Hartmann) O. Schwarz
Fewflower spikerush
Eleocharis quinqueflora, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Eleocharis pauciflora
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Eleocharis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis pauciflora var. fernaldii
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis pauciflora
JEF + PLANTS: Eleocharis quinqueflora ssp. fernaldii
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More information about  Eleocharis quinqueflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ELQU2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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 20, 2019).