Taxon  Report   169 
Alisma lanceolatum  Withering
Lanceleaf water plantain
Alisma lanceolatum
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
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Alisma lanceolatum
© 2006 Chet Blackburn
Alisma lanceolatum
© 2015 Vernon Smith
Alisma lanceolatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Alisma lanceolatum
© 2008 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Genus: Alisma
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Alisma lanceolatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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