Native & Naturalized Plants 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

 

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

 


drawing of Salvinia auriculata, Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss need picture of leaf or frond of Salvinia auriculata, Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss need picture of flower of Salvinia auriculata, Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Salvinia auriculata, Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss need picture of fruit of Salvinia auriculata, Giant Salvinia, eared watermoss
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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

 

Look for it in 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

 

Look for it in still waters of farm ponds, calcareous seepage ponds, and other situations

Rare. Considered a noxious aquatic weed

Non-native: Brazil

 


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