Taxon  Report   1874 
Ceratophyllum demersum  L.
Coon's tail,  Hornwort
Ceratophyllum demersum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Ceratophyllum demersum
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Ceratophyllum demersum
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Ceratophyllum demersum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Ceratophyllum demersum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Ceratophyllum apiculatum
PLANTS: Ceratophyllum demersum var. apiculatum
More information about  Ceratophyllum demersum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 22, 2018).

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