Taxon  Report   10623 
Limnobium spongia  (Bosc) Rich. ex Steud.
American spongeplant
Limnobium spongia
© 2016 Angelique Herman
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Limnobium spongia
© 2016 Angelique Herman
Limnobium spongia
© 2016 Angelique Herman
Limnobium spongia, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Limnobium spongia
© 2018 Joe DiTomaso
Genus: Limnobium
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Hydrocharis cordifolia
PLANTS: Hydrocharis spongia
ICPN: Limnobium laevigatum
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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 17, 2018).

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