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|Family: Elatinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Elatine||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Elatine ambigua Wight
Stem: +- erect, 1--8 cm. Leaf: lanceolate to oblong-elliptic; petiole 1/4 blade. Inflorescence: flowers 1 per node. Flower: sepals 3, +- equal; petals 3, equal, +- > sepals. Fruit: chambers 3; pedicel turned to 1 side, 1/4--1/2 fruit length. Seed: narrow-oblong, curved 15--30°; pits +- 20 per row, wider than long.
Ecology: Vernal pools, wet places; Elevation: 10--100 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV; Distribution Outside California: native to eastern and southern Asia. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Unabridged Note: Given habitats, elevation > 100 m unlikely.
eFlora Treatment Author: Gordon C. Tucker & Evanielis U. Grissom
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Elatine
Next taxon: Elatine brachysperma
Citation for this treatment: Gordon C. Tucker & Evanielis U. Grissom 2016. Elatine ambigua, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23915, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.