OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY Araceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-02-002:
Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed, Minute Duckweed


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-02-002:
Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

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1898

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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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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