E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Pilularia americana A. Braun
American pillwort
Marsileaceae (Water-clover family)

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Unusual aquatic grass-like fern was collected once in a pond in the BC Native section of the UBC Botanical Garden (Marchant s.n. @ UBC). It was said to have been collected in BC, but this seems unlikely. It has persisted to this day.

Author: Frank Lomer, Honourary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium

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