Taxon  Report   7238    
Ruppia cirrhosa  (Petagna) Grande
Ditch grass,  Spiral ditchgrass
Ruppia cirrhosa, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ruppia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, brackish-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Ruppia occidentalis
JEF: Ruppia spiralis
JEF + PLANTS: Ruppia spiralis
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More information about  Ruppia cirrhosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2019).