Calflora
Taxon  Report   8392 
Zostera marina  L.
Eel grass,  Eelgrass, Seawrack
Zostera marina
© 2007 Abe G. Doherty
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Zostera marina
© 2010 Jorg Fleige & Mimi Fleige
Zostera marina
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Zostera marina, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Zostera marina
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Family: ZOSTERACEAE  
Genus: Zostera
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Zostera marina var. latifolia
PLANTS: Zostera marina var. stenophylla
PLANTS: Zostera pacifica
More information about  Zostera marina
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 (ZOMA)

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: Oct 19, 2017).

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