OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 8 taxa in the family Salviniaceae, Floating Fern family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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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

 

Habitat: 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

 

Habitat: 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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Common Name: Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

PLANTS National Database: Salvinia auriculata   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: Giant Salvinia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

PLANTS National Database: Salvinia biloba   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: Giant Salvinia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

PLANTS National Database: Salvinia herzogii   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

 

Non-native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Water Spangles, Floating Fern

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Salvinia minima   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Salvinia minima   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

 

Habitat: Quiet waters

Uncommon

Non-native: Neotropics

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Giant Salvinia, Kariba Weed

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Salvinia molesta   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Salvinia molesta   FAMILY: Salviniaceae

 

Habitat: Still waters of farm ponds, calcareous seepage ponds, and other situations

Rare. Considered a noxious aquatic weed

Non-native: Brazil

 


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