Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lemna minor L. image
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Family Lemnaceae
Lemna minor L.
common duckweed, lesser duckweed, small duckweed
Lemna: from Greek limnos, "lake or swamp," referring to its aquatic habitat
minor: smaller, lesser (see major)
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Status: Native
Plant: floating perennial aquatic, colonies; stems none; 1 root below each leaf (frond)
Fruit:winter buds from fronds that sink
Leaf:round to oval with 3 faint nerves
Habitat: wet; bays, ponds
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Lemna cyclostasa Elliott ex Schleid.

         
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