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Taxon  Report  
Marsilea vestita  Hook. & Grev.
Hairy waterclover
Marsilea vestita is a fern that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Subspecies and Varieties:
Genus: Marsilea
Family: Marsileaceae  
Category: fern  
PLANTS group:Fern
Jepson eFlora section: fern

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSMarsilea fournieri
PLANTSMarsilea minuta
PLANTSMarsilea mucronata
PLANTSMarsilea tenuifolia
PLANTSMarsilea uncinata
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More information about  Marsilea vestita
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (MAVE2)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).