Taxon  Report   2406    
Crassula aquatica  (L.) Schönl.
Aquatic pygmy weed,  Pigmy weed, Water pygmyweed
Crassula aquatica
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Crassula aquatica
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Crassula aquatica
© 2013 Anna Bennett
Crassula aquatica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Crassula aquatica
© 2003 Yulan Tong
Genus: Crassula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bulliarda aquatica
PLANTS: Hydrophila aquatica
PLANTS: Tillaea angustifolia
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More information about  Crassula aquatica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 22, 2019).