Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3064

Floating aquatic (rootless)
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in ponds, ditches, beaver-ponds, millponds, tidal waters, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
-

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Unisexual
1 stamen in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY Lemnaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 033-04-001:
Wolffiella floridana   FAMILY Lemnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog-mat, Mud-midgets