Calflora
Taxon  Report   2893    
Egeria densa  Planch.
Brazilian water weed,  Brazilian waterweed
Egeria densa
© 2001 CDFA
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Egeria densa
© 2001 CDFA
Egeria densa
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Egeria densa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Egeria densa
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: HYDROCHARITACEAE  
Genus: Egeria
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Anacharis densa
PLANTS: Elodea densa
PLANTS: Philotria densa
More information about  Egeria densa
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EGDE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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