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|Family: Haloragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Myriophyllum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Myriophyllum hippuroides Torr. & A. Gray
Habit: Monoecious; winter buds 0. Stem: > 1 m. Leaf: alternate, or whorls of 4--5 with scattered single leaves; submersed leaves > 2 cm, midrib and segments linear, segments < 10 mm, 14--20(40) per leaf. Inflorescence: spike, 3--12 cm, emergent; bracts 5--15 mm, 1--2 mm wide, >> flowers, generally entire to +- toothed.
Ecology: Ponds, small streams; Elevation: < 1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, NCoRI, n SNH, SnJV, n CCo, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: to southern British Columbia, introduced in Oklahoma, Texas. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep Note: Easily recognized by single leaves originating between whorls.
eFlora Treatment Author: Adolf Ceska & Oldriska Ceska
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Myriophyllum aquaticum
Next taxon: Myriophyllum quitense
Citation for this treatment: Adolf Ceska & Oldriska Ceska 2017. Myriophyllum hippuroides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=34266, accessed on March 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 27, 2017.