Calflora
Taxon  Report   10069    
Limosella australis  R. Br.
Welsh mudwort
Limosella australis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, ; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
also called Limosella subulata
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SCROPHULARIACEAE  
Genus: Limosella
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Limosella aquatica var. tenuifolia
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Limosella subulata
More information about  Limosella australis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIAU6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 17, 2019).