Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Salviniales
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Golden Waterclover, Big-footed Waterclover
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Fern/Fern ally; Emergent aquatic (rooted)
Non-native: Mexico, southern Texas
Habitat: Shallow water, wet ditches, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Leaves deciduous in temperate regions
Each leaf (frond) palmately divided into 4 leaflets, resembling a 4-leaf clover
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