Calflora
Taxon  Report   10623 
Limnobium spongia  (Bosc) Rich. ex Steud.
American spongeplant
Limnobium spongia, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: high

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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Family: HYDROCHARITACEAE  
Genus: Limnobium
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Hydrocharis cordifolia
PLANTS: Hydrocharis spongia
TJM2: Limnobium laevigatum
More information about  Limnobium spongia
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LISP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2017).

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