Taxon  Report   2927 
Elodea nuttallii  (Planchon) H. St. John
Western waterweed
Elodea nuttallii
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Elodea nuttallii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Elodea nuttallii
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Genus: Elodea
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

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
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.