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  • PlantsFremont Cottonwood leaf on the snow, Nov 10, 2015.

  • AnimalsCanada Goose, Idlewild Park. December 13, 2015. Photo: K. Fitzgerald.

Truckee River Species List

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  • Needle spikerush — Eleocharis acicularis
  • Hardstem bulrush – Schoenoplectus acutus
  • Saltgrass – Distichlis spicata
  • Basin wildrye – Leymus cinereus
  • Cattail – Typha latifolia
  • Canadian waterweed – Elodea canadensis
  • Water buttercup – Ranunculus aquatilis

*Introduced species.

All plant names (common and scientific) are from the USDA Plants Database.