Brasenia schreberi

J. F. Gmelin

Syst. Nat. 1: 853. 1791.

Common names: Water-shield purple wen-dock brasénie de Schreber
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Leaf-blade 3.5-13.5 × 2-8 cm. Flowers ca. 2 cm diam.; perianth parts dull purple, 10-20 × 2-7 mm; petals slightly longer and narrower than sepals. Fruits 6-10 mm. Seeds 1-2, 2.5-4 × 2-3 mm. 2n = 80.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Oligotrophic or mesotrophic ponds, lakes, and sluggish streams
Elevation: 0-2000 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., Que., Ala., Alaska, Ark., Calif., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Mexico, West Indies (Cuba), West Indies (Jamaica), West Indies (Hispaniola), Central America (Guatemala and Belize), South America (se Venezuela), e Asia, Africa, e Australia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"shortened" is not a number."slightly longer and narrower" is not a number.

... more about "Brasenia schreberi"
John. H. Wiersema +
J. F. Gmelin +
not clawed +
Water-shield +, purple wen-dock +  and brasénie de Schreber +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Alaska +, Ark. +, Calif. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Idaho +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Mexico +, West Indies (Cuba) +, West Indies (Jamaica) +, West Indies (Hispaniola) +, Central America (Guatemala and Belize) +, South America (se Venezuela) +, e Asia +, Africa +  and e Australia +
0-2000 m +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
protogynous +  and bisexual +
folliclelike +  and achenelike +
indehiscent +
fusiform +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Oligotrophic or mesotrophic ponds, lakes, and sluggish streams +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (13.5 cm135 mm <br />0.135 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
short-petioled +
alternate +  and opposite +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
swollen +  and club--shaped +
adventitious +
1 +  and 2 +
not petaloid +
nearly +  and distinct +
linear-oblong +  and narrowly ovate +
W2 +  and Illustrated +
linear-decurrent +
Brasenia schreberi +
Brasenia +
species +