Taxon  Report   2893    
Egeria densa  Planch.
Brazilian water weed,  Brazilian waterweed
Egeria densa
© 2001 CDFA
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Egeria densa
© 2001 CDFA
Egeria densa
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Egeria densa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Egeria densa
© 2009 Barry Rice
Genus: Egeria
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Anacharis densa
PLANTS: Elodea densa
PLANTS: Philotria densa
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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 18, 2019).