OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Azollaceae, Mosquito Fern family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Mosquito-fern, Eastern Mosquito-fern, Water Fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Azolla caroliniana   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla caroliniana   FAMILY: Azollaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Azolla caroliniana 015-01-001   FAMILY: Azollaceae

 

Look for it in stagnant waters of interdune ponds, limesink ponds, old millponds, beaver ponds, floodplain sloughs, often locally abundant

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon elsewhere, but oft locally abundant

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Large Mosquito-fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Azolla filiculoides   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla filiculoides   FAMILY: Azollaceae

 

Look for it in freshwater lakes, beaver ponds, artificial impoundments

Reported for one site in eastern Georgia

Native: western US, Mexico, Central & South America, east Asia

 


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Common Name: Pinnate Mosquito-fern, Asian Mosquito-fern, Feathered Mosquito-fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Azolla pinnata ssp. asiatica   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla pinnata ssp. asiatica   FAMILY: Azollaceae

 

Non-native

 


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