Taxon  Report   2893 
Egeria densa  Planchon
Brazilian water weed,  Brazilian waterweed
Egeria densa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Egeria densa
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Egeria densa
© 2009 Barry Rice
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: HYDROCHARITACEAE  
Genus: Egeria
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Anacharis densa
PLANTS: Elodea densa
PLANTS: Philotria densa
 Information about  Egeria densa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (EGDE)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2014).

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