Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales
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Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed, Minute Duckweed
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Floating aquatic (one root per frond, and it floating); Forb
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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Plants consist of 1 or more flattened leaflike stems ("fronds")
1 stamen in staminate flowers
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