Taxon  Report   10104 
Marsilea vestita  Hook. & Grev.
Hairy waterclover
Marsilea vestita
© 2005 Jasmine J. Watts
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Marsilea vestita
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Marsilea vestita, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Marsilea vestita
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Marsilea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Marsilea fournieri
PLANTS: Marsilea minuta
PLANTS: Marsilea mucronata
PLANTS: Marsilea tenuifolia
PLANTS: Marsilea uncinata
PLANTS: Marsilea vestita ssp. tenuifolia
PLANTS: Marsilea vestita var. mucronata
More information about  Marsilea vestita
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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: Jun 20, 2018).

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