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Hippuris lanceolata

Hippuris lanceolata Retz.

Lanceleaf Mare's Tail, Lanceleaf Mare's-tail, Panarctic Mare's-tail

Hippuridaceae (Mare's-tail family)



USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Stems up to about 20 inches tall, usually partially submerged.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: MB , NL , NT , NU , ON , QC , YT
Native Habitat: Shallow fresh and brackish pools, pond margins.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hippuris lanceolata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hippuris lanceolata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hippuris lanceolata


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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