Calflora
Taxon  Report   7238    
Ruppia cirrhosa  (Petagna) Grande
Ditch grass,   Spiral ditchgrass
Ruppia cirrhosa, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Ruppiaceae  
Genus: Ruppia

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, brackish-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSRuppia cirrhosa ssp. occidentalis
PLANTSRuppia maritima var. occidentalis
PLANTSRuppia maritima var. spiralis
JEF + PLANTSRuppia occidentalis
JEF + PLANTSRuppia spiralis
More information about  Ruppia cirrhosa

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/19/2021).