Calflora
Taxon  Report   4195    
Hippuris vulgaris  L.
Common mare's tail,  Common mares tail, Mare's tail
Hippuris vulgaris
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hippuris vulgaris
© 2011 Steven Perry
Hippuris vulgaris
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Hippuris vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Hippuris vulgaris
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Hippuris
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Hippuris vulgaris
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 (HIVU2)

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 17, 2018).

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