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|Family: Cabombaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cabomba||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cabomba caroliniana A. Gray
Leaf: submersed petiole 7--30(40) mm, blade 10--40 mm, (15)30--60 mm wide, +- deltate to reniform; floating 0--few, 6--20(30) mm, 1--4 mm wide, linear-elliptic, +- entire, base +- notched. Flower: sepals (5)7--12 mm, white or cream; petals +- > sepals, colored as sepals except base with 2 +- yellow nectaries. Fruit: 4--7 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=+-78,+-104.
Ecology: Ponds, slow streams; Elevation: 0 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV; Distribution Outside California: Oregon; native to eastern United States (except northern part of range), southern South America. Flowering Time: May--Sep Note: Reportedly spreading rapidly in Sacramento Delta, expected widely.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cabomba
Next taxon: Nymphaeaceae
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Cabomba caroliniana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16450, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.