Taxon  Report   5372    
Marsilea vestita  Hook. & Grev.  ssp. vestita 
Hairy pepperwort,  Hairy waterclover
Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita
© 1996 Dan Post
Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Genus: Marsilea
Parent: Marsilea vestita
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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