Taxon  Report   8346 
Wolffia borealis  (Hegelm.) Landolt & O. Wildi
Northern water meal,  Northern watermeal
Wolffia borealis
© 2013 Scot Loring
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Wolffia borealis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Wolffia borealis
© 2013 Scot Loring
Genus: Wolffia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Wolffia punctata
More information about  Wolffia borealis
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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