Taxon  Report   4844 
Limosella aquatica  L.
Northern mudwort,  Water mudwort
Limosella aquatica
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Limosella aquatica
© 2005 Steve Matson
Limosella aquatica
© 2005 Steve Matson
Limosella aquatica, a dicot, is an annual herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Limosella aquatica
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Limosella
Freshwater Wetlands, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Limosella aquatica
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 28, 2016).

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