Taxon  Report   2158 
Cladium californicum  (S. Watson) O'Neill
California sawgrass,  saw grass
Cladium californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
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Cladium californicum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Cladium californicum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Cladium californicum
© 2005 Trent M. Draper
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cladium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Cladium mariscus var. californicum
PLANTS: Mariscus californicus
 Information about  Cladium californicum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CLCA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2014).

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