Taxon  Report   1141 
Brasenia schreberi  J. Gmelin
Brasenia schreberi
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Brasenia schreberi
© 2014 Kirsten Bovee
Genus: Brasenia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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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
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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:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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