Calflora
Taxon  Report   5740    
Najas flexilis  (Willd.) Rostk. & W. L. E. Schmidt
Nodding waternymph,  Slender water nymph
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Najas flexilis, a monocot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Family: HYDROCHARITACEAE  
Genus: Najas
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Caulinia flexilis
PLANTS: Najas caespitosa
PLANTS: Najas flexilis ssp. caespitosa
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More information about  Najas flexilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAFL)

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 16, 2018).

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