Limosella aquatica L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Limosella aquatica L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs with an elongate, slender petiole 1.5–10+ cm and a lanceolate to elliptic blade 1–3 cm × 2.5–12 mm; cor 2.5–3.5 mm; otherwise much like no. 2 [Limosella subulata Ives]; 2n=40. Muddy shores; interruptedly circumboreal, reaching our range in w. Minn. June–Sept.

  • Common Names

    northern mudwort