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lesser duckweed
Lemna aequinoctialis
Lemna aequinoctialis
lesser duckweed Arum/Calla-lily Family
Lemna aequinoctialis Araceae
common name
  lesser duckweed
accepted scientific name
  Lemna aequinoctialis Welw.
rules for finding collection records
  Lemna aequinoctialis (35)
  Lemna perpusilla trinervis (0)
  Lemna trinervis (0)
family name
  • Araceae
Image Author: ©2011 Natalie Tapson
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Lemna aequinoctialis   Welw.   (TSN: 503360, Index: 855)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names