Calflora
Taxon  Report   9063    
Ceratopteris thalictroides  (L.) Brongn.
Watersprite
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Ceratopteris thalictroides, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is not native to California.

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Family: PARKERIACEAE  
Genus: Ceratopteris
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceratopteris deltoidea
PLANTS: Ceratopteris siliquosa
More information about  Ceratopteris thalictroides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CETH2)

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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 14, 2018).

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