Taxon  Report   10723    
Zostera japonica  Asch. & Graebn.
Dwarf eelgrass
Zostera japonica, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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(732 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Zostera
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

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Consortium of California Herbaria

Zostera:  from the Greek zoster, meaning "a girdle," and referring to the ribbon-like leaves (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).