Taxon  Report   1141 
Brasenia schreberi  J. Gmelin
Watershield
Brasenia schreberi
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Brasenia schreberi
© 2014 Aaron E. Sims and CNPS
Brasenia schreberi
© 2008 Dean Kelch
Brasenia schreberi, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Brasenia schreberi
© 2014 Kirsten Bovee
Family: CABOMBACEAE  
Genus: Brasenia
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Brasenia peltata
TJM2: Brasenia purpurea
TJM2: Cabomba peltata
TJM2: Hydropeltis purpurea
More information about  Brasenia schreberi
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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: Jun 25, 2016).

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