Calflora
Taxon  Report   5740 
Najas flexilis  (Willd.) Rostkov & Schmidt
Nodding waternymph,  Slender water nymph
Najas flexilis, a monocot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Family: HYDROCHARITACEAE   (PLANTS: NAJADACEAE)
Genus: Najas
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Caulinia flexilis
PLANTS: Najas caespitosa
PLANTS: Najas flexilis ssp. caespitosa
PLANTS: Najas flexilis var. congesta
PLANTS: Najas flexilis var. robusta
More information about  Najas flexilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (NAFL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2017).

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