Taxon  Report   2899 
Elatine brachysperma  A. Gray
Short seed waterwort,  Shortseed waterwort
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Elatine brachysperma, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Elatine brachysperma
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Elatine
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Elatine obovata
PLANTS: Elatine triandra var. brachysperma
More information about  Elatine brachysperma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Mar 17, 2018).

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