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Zostera japonica
dwarf eelgrass eel grass
Zostera japonica Zosteraceae
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common names
  dwarf eelgrass
  narrow-bladed eelgrass
accepted scientific name
  Zostera japonica Asch. & Graebn.
rules for finding collection records
  Nanozostera japonica (6)
  Zostera japonica (52)
family name
  Zosteraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of April thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
G.D.Carr (6)
Paul Slichter (2)
UW Herbarium (3)
base map where plant found
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Salt Marsh
Sand
Riparian
Wetland
Meadow
Disturbed
Aquatic
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

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