Calflora
Taxon  Report   9659    
Alisma triviale  Pursh
Northern water plantain
Alisma triviale
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Alisma triviale
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Alisma triviale
© 2012 Barry Breckling
Alisma triviale, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Alisma triviale
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ALISMATACEAE  
Genus: Alisma
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alisma brevipes
PLANTS: Alisma plantago-aquatica ssp. brevipes
PLANTS: Alisma plantago-aquatica var. americanum
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More information about  Alisma triviale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALTR7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 15, 2018).

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