Taxon  Report   170 
Alisma plantago-aquatica  L.  (not an active name; please see Alisma triviale)
Water plantain
Alisma plantago-aquatica
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Alisma plantago-aquatica, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alisma plantago-aquatica
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Alisma
Sagebrush Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, meadows
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Alisma triviale
NOTE: Alisma plantago-aquatica is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Alisma plantago-aquatica
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2018).

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