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Ruppia maritima
Ruppia maritima
wigeongrass Ditch Grass Family
Ruppia maritima Ruppiaceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Ruppia maritima L.
rules for finding collection records
  Ruppia maritima (60)
  exclude Ruppia maritima occidentalis
  exclude Ruppia maritima spiralis
family name
  • Ruppiaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Indigenous.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Ruppia maritima   L.   (TSN: 39063, Index: 761)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names