Taxon  Report   1141 
Brasenia schreberi  J. Gmelin
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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 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Bloom Period
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CABOMBACEAE  
Genus: Brasenia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Brasenia peltata
TJM2: Brasenia purpurea
TJM2: Cabomba peltata
TJM2: Hydropeltis purpurea
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRSC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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