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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Najas

View taxon page for Najas

(For a list of species in Najas, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Staminatepistillate flowers on different plants;   midrib abaxially prickled;  generally prickled; seed >= 1.2 mm wide, coat pitted ..... N. marina

1' Staminate, pistillate flowers on same plants; leaf blade midrib abaxially not prickled; internodes not prickled; seed <= 1.2 mm wide, coat smooth or pitted, smooth if seed reaching 1.2 mm wide

2. Style subterminal (not from center of ovaryfruit top) ..... N. gracillima

2' Style terminal

3. Seed narrowly to widely obovate, coat smooth, shiny; anther chambers 1 ..... N. flexilis

3' Seed , coat pitted, dull; anther chambers 4 ..... N. guadalupensis subsp. guadalupensis



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