Taxon  Report   2927 
Elodea nuttallii  (Planch.) H. St. John
Western waterweed
Elodea nuttallii
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Elodea nuttallii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Elodea nuttallii
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Genus: Elodea
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Anacharis nuttallii
PLANTS: Philotria occidentalis
PLANTS: Philotria nuttallii
PLANTS: Philotria minor
PLANTS: Philotria angustifolia
PLANTS: Elodea occidentalis
PLANTS: Elodea minor
PLANTS: Elodea columbiana
PLANTS: Anacharis occidentalis
PLANTS: Udora verticillata var. minor
More information about  Elodea nuttallii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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