Taxon  Report   2886    
Echinodorus berteroi  (Spreng.) Fassett
Burhead,  Upright burrhead
Echinodorus berteroi
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Echinodorus berteroi
© 2008 Larry Sward
Echinodorus berteroi
© 2004 Vince Scheidt
Echinodorus berteroi, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Echinodorus berteroi
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Genus: Echinodorus
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Echinodorus rostratus var. lanceolatus
PLANTS: Echinodorus rostratus
ICPN + PLANTS: Echinodorus berteroi var. lanceolatus
More information about  Echinodorus berteroi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).