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Marsilea vestita Hook. & Grev.
Hairy waterclover



General Information
Symbol: MAVE2
Group: Fern
Family: Marsileaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, KS, LA, MN, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY), CAN (AB, BC, SK)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
MAFO4 Marsilea fournieri C. Chr.
MAMI8 Marsilea minuta Fourn.
MAMU5 Marsilea mucronata A. Braun
MATE7 Marsilea tenuifolia Engelm. ex A. Braun
MAUN2 Marsilea uncinata A. Braun
MAVEM Marsilea vestita Hook. & Grev. var. mucronata (A. Braun) Baker
MAVET Marsilea vestita Hook. & Grev. ssp. tenuifolia (Engelm. ex A. Braun) D.M. Johnson Hairy waterclover
MAVEV Marsilea vestita Hook. & Grev. ssp. vestita Hairy waterclover

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class Filicopsida
Order Hydropteridales
Family Marsileaceae – Water-clover family
Genus Marsilea L. – waterclover
Species Marsilea vestita Hook. & Grev. – hairy waterclover

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Iowa
hairy waterclover
Threatened
Minnesota
hairy water clover
Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast TBD
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover