Taxon  Report   4843 
Limosella acaulis  Sess- & Mocivo
Broad leaved mudwort,  Owyhee mudwort, Southern mudwort, Stemless mudwort
Limosella acaulis
© 2012 Christopher Bronny
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Limosella acaulis
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Limosella acaulis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Limosella acaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Limosella acaulis
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Limosella
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Limosella acaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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