OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Salviniales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Marsilea macropoda   FAMILY Marsileaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marsilea macropoda   FAMILY Marsileaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden Waterclover, Big-footed Waterclover


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Marsilea macropoda   FAMILY Marsileaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marsilea macropoda   FAMILY Marsileaceae

 

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3837

Fern/Fern ally; Emergent aquatic (rooted)
Perennial

Non-native: Mexico, southern Texas

Habitat: Shallow water, wet ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Leaves deciduous in temperate regions
Each leaf (frond) palmately divided into 4 leaflets, resembling a 4-leaf clover

FRUIT:

 

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