Taxon  Report   5881    
Oenanthe sarmentosa  C. Presl ex DC.
Pacific oenanthe,  Water parsley
Oenanthe sarmentosa
© 2002 Brad Kelley
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Oenanthe sarmentosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Oenanthe sarmentosa
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Oenanthe sarmentosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Oenanthe sarmentosa
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Oenanthe
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Oenanthe sarmentosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).