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Proserpinaca palustris var. palustris

Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris

Marsh Mermaidweed

Haloragaceae (Water Milfoil Family)

Synonym(s): Proserpinaca palustris var. latifolia, Proserpinaca platycarpa


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple


USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , IL , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: NB

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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