Taxon  Report   90 
Acorus calamus  L.
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Acorus calamus
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Acorus calamus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Acorus calamus
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Family: ACORACEAE  
Genus: Acorus
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Acorus calamus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACCA4)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 26, 2016).

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