Taxon  Report   8347 
Wolffia brasiliensis  Wedd.
Brazilian watermeal,  South American water meal
Wolffia brasiliensis , a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ARACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: LEMNACEAE)
Genus: Wolffia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Bruniera punctata
PLANTS: Wolffia papulifera
PLANTS: Wolffia punctata
 Information about  Wolffia brasiliensis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (WOBR)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2014).

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