Taxon  Report   1874    
Ceratophyllum demersum  L.
Coon's tail,  Hornwort
Ceratophyllum demersum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Ceratophyllum apiculatum
PLANTS: Ceratophyllum demersum var. apiculatum
More information about  Ceratophyllum demersum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 05, 2020).