Calflora
Taxon  Report   2898    
Elatine ambigua  Wight
Asian waterwort
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Elatine ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: ELATINACEAE  
Genus: Elatine
Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Elatine ambigua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ELAM)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).