Carolinas and Georgia

2731

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lemna spp.   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-02-000:
Lemna spp.   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Duckweed


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Floating aquatic (one root per frond, and it floating); Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Aquatic

LEAVES:
Plants consist of 1 or more flattened leaflike stems ("fronds")
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FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
1 stamen in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lemna spp.   FAMILY Araceae

Small Duckweed