Taxon  Report   9594 
Potamogeton alpinus  Balbis
Alpine pondweed
Potamogeton alpinus, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Potamogeton alpinus var. subellipticus
PLANTS: Potamogeton alpinus var. tenuifolius
TJM2 + PLANTS: Potamogeton alpinus ssp. tenuifolius
More information about  Potamogeton alpinus
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


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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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