Taxon  Report   10104    
Marsilea vestita  Hook. & Grev.
Hairy waterclover
Marsilea vestita
© 2005 Jasmine J. Watts
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Marsilea vestita
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Marsilea vestita, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Marsilea vestita
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Marsilea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Marsilea fournieri
PLANTS: Marsilea minuta
PLANTS: Marsilea mucronata
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More information about  Marsilea vestita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Nov 19, 2018).

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