Taxon  Report   8454 
Sagittaria brevirostra  Mackenzie & Bush
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Sagittaria brevirostra
© 2004 Doreen L. Smith
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Sagittaria brevirostra, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Sagittaria brevirostra
© 2002 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Sagittaria
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. brevirostra
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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 21, 2016).

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