Taxon  Report   4288 
Hydrophyllum tenuipes  A. Heller
Pacific waterleaf
Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2007 Matt Below
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Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Hydrophyllum tenuipes, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2007 Matt Below
Genus: Hydrophyllum
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Hydrophyllum viridulum
ICPN: Hydrophyllum tenuipes var. viride
More information about  Hydrophyllum tenuipes
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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