Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3837

Fern/Fern ally; Emergent aquatic (rooted)
Perennial

Non-native: Mexico, southern Texas

Documented growing wild in - - -

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

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

FRUIT:

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marsilea macropoda   FAMILY Marsileaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden Waterclover, Big-footed Waterclover


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