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|Family: Marsileaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pilularia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pilularia americana A. Braun
Leaf: generally 2--6(11) cm. Sporangium Case: +- 2--3 mm diam; stalk 1--3 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Vernal pools, mud flats, lake margins; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, CaR, SNF, n SNH, GV, CCo, SnFrB, SCoR, SCo, WTR, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Baja California; also scattered central and southeastern United States, South America. Note: Poorly collected, often overlooked due to its small, grass-like appearance.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pilularia
Next taxon: Ophioglossaceae
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Pilularia americana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38232, accessed on August 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 30, 2016.