Calflora
Taxon  Report   1141    
Brasenia schreberi  J. F. Gmel.
Watershield
Brasenia schreberi, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CABOMBACEAE  
Genus: Brasenia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Brasenia peltata
JEF: Brasenia purpurea
JEF: Cabomba peltata
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More information about  Brasenia schreberi
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRSC)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).