Taxon  Report   169    
Alisma lanceolatum  With.
Lanceleaf water plantain
Alisma lanceolatum
© 2016 Jim Moore
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Alisma lanceolatum
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Alisma lanceolatum
© 2006 Chet Blackburn
Alisma lanceolatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Alisma lanceolatum
© 2008 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Genus: Alisma
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Alisma lanceolatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 19, 2019).