Calflora
Taxon  Report   10723 
Zostera japonica  Asch. & Graebn.
Dwarf eelgrass
Zostera japonica
© 2014 Gerald Carr
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Zostera japonica
© 2014 Gerald Carr
Zostera japonica, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Zostera japonica
© 2014 Gerald Carr
Family: ZOSTERACEAE  
Genus: Zostera
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
 
More information about  Zostera japonica
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Zostera:  from the Greek zoster, meaning "a girdle," and referring to the ribbon-like leaves (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAJA5)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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