Taxon  Report   8392    
Zostera marina  L.
Eel grass,  Eelgrass, Seawrack
Zostera marina, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Zostera
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Zostera marina var. latifolia
PLANTS: Zostera marina var. stenophylla
ICPN: Zostera marina f. sulcatifolia
More information about  Zostera marina
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: Dec 13, 2019).