Taxon  Report   4843    
Limosella acaulis  Sessé & Moc.
Broad leaved mudwort,  Owyhee mudwort, Southern mudwort, Stemless mudwort
Limosella acaulis
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Limosella acaulis
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Limosella acaulis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Limosella acaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Limosella acaulis
© 2012 Christopher Bronny
Genus: Limosella
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Limosella acaulis
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 23, 2019).