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Proserpinaca palustris (Marsh mermaidweed)
Cressler, Alan

Proserpinaca palustris

Proserpinaca palustris L.

Marsh Mermaidweed

Haloragaceae (Water Milfoil Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PRPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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