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Nanozostera japonica
dwarf eelgrass, narrow-bladed eelgrass

Distribution: Occurring in coastal counties in Washington; Alaska to California along the immediate coast.

Habitat: Coastal mudflats from high tide line to sub-tidal zone.

Flowers: April-September

Origin: Introduced from Japan

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Nanozostera japonica (Asch. & Graebn.) Toml. & Posl.
Publication: Taxon 50: 432. 2001. 2001.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Zostera americana Hartog
Zostera japonica Asch. & Graebn. [FNA22]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Nanozostera japonica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Nanozostera japonica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Nanozostera japonica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Nanozostera japonica photos.

USDA Plants: Nanozostera japonica information.

14 photographs:
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