Calflora
Taxon  Report   2406    
Crassula aquatica  (L.) Schönl.
Aquatic pygmy weed,  Pigmy weed, Water pygmyweed
Crassula aquatica
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Crassula aquatica
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Crassula aquatica
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Crassula aquatica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Crassula aquatica
© 2013 Anna Bennett
Family: CRASSULACEAE  
Genus: Crassula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bulliarda aquatica
PLANTS: Hydrophila aquatica
PLANTS: Tillaea angustifolia
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More information about  Crassula aquatica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRAQ)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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