Taxon  Report   6006 
Ottelia alismoides  (L.) Pers.
Duck lettuce,  Ducklettuce
Ottelia alismoides
© 2001 CDFA
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Ottelia alismoides, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Ottelia alismoides is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Ottelia alismoides
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Ottelia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Stratiotes alismoides
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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: Jan 19, 2018).

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