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Ceratophyllum submersum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18405

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): soft hornwort [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCeratophyllaceae  – hornwort  
                               GenusCeratophyllum L. – hornwort  
                                  SpeciesCeratophyllum submersum L. – soft hornwort  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Ceratophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Ceratophyllum submersum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ceratophyllum submersum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ceratophyllum submersum   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Les, Donald H. / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ceratophyllaceae Gray: Hornwort Family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 3: Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae   
  Page(s): 81-84   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-511246-6   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Ceratophyllum submersum   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Les (1997:83) indicates that 'Specimens of Ceratophyllum demersum with short basal spines or tubercles have been misidentified as C . submersum Linnaeus, a species not known in the New World despite reports to the contrary'  



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