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Watershield

Brasenia schreberi J. F. Gmel.

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Brasenia schreberi (Watershield) is a species of perennial herb in the family Cabombaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Canada, Alaska, The Contiguous United States, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves and achene.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of watershield. View this species on GBIF
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