Taxon  Report   5371 
Marsilea oligospora  Goodd.
Nelson's pepperwort,  Pacific waterclover
Marsilea oligospora
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Marsilea oligospora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Marsilea oligospora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Marsilea oligospora, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Marsilea oligospora
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Marsilea
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh, vernal-pools
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Marsilea vestiva var. oligospora
TJM2: Marsilea vestita var. oligospora
More information about  Marsilea oligospora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2017).

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