OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marsilea mutica   FAMILY Marsileaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Marsilea mutica

 

COMMON NAME:
Australian Waterclover, Nardoo


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

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Marsilea mutica   FAMILY Marsileaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Marsilea mutica

 

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3838

Fern/Fern ally; Emergent aquatic (rooted)
Perennial

Non-native: Australasia

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in ditches, ponds, per Weakley's Flora

map
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Invasive?

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

 

 

Aquatic

LEAVES:
Evergreen, but dormant in cold weather? Leaves deciduous in temperate regions?
Each leaf (frond) palmately divided into 4 leaflets, resembling a 4-leaf clover

FRUIT:

 

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