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|Family: Hydrocharitaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Najas||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Najas marina L.
Habit: Dioecious. Stem: internodes generally prickled. Leaf: margin teeth 8--13 per side, tip acute, with 1 tooth; sheath tip acute. Staminate Flower: 1.7--3 mm; anther chambers 4. Pistillate Flower: 2.5--5.7 mm; stigma 3-lobed. Seed: 1.2--2.2 mm wide, ovate, coat pitted, dull. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Ponds, lakes, marshes, rivers; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, s SNF, CCo, SCoR, SCo, SnBr, PR, D; Distribution Outside California: to north-central United States, Baja California; Eurasia, Pacific islands. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert F. Thorne, C. Barre Hellquist & Robert R. Haynes
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Najas guadalupensis subsp. guadalupensis
Next taxon: Ottelia
Citation for this treatment: Robert F. Thorne, C. Barre Hellquist & Robert R. Haynes 2017. Najas marina, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34357, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.