OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Araceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-03-001:
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Colombian Watermeal


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image of Wolffia columbiana, Colombian Watermeal

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_woco_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-03-001:
Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

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2861

Floating aquatic (rootless); 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:
-

FLOWER:
Unisexual
Calyx absent
Petals absent
1 stamen in staminate flowers

FRUIT:

 

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