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Your search found 3 taxa in the family Azollaceae, Mosquito Fern family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Common Name: Carolina Mosquito-fern, Eastern Mosquito-fern, Water Fern
Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Azolla caroliniana FAMILY: Salviniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla caroliniana FAMILY: Azollaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Azolla caroliniana 015-01-001 FAMILY: Azollaceae
Habitat: Stagnant waters of interdune ponds, limesink ponds, old millponds, beaver ponds, floodplain sloughs, often locally abundant
Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common Name: Large Mosquito-fern
Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Azolla filiculoides FAMILY: Salviniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla filiculoides FAMILY: Azollaceae
Habitat: Freshwater lakes, beaver ponds, artificial impoundments
Reported for one site in eastern Georgia
Native: western US, Mexico, Central & South America, east Asia
Common Name: Pinnate Mosquito-fern, Asian Mosquito-fern, Feathered Mosquito-fern
Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Azolla pinnata ssp. asiatica FAMILY: Salviniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Azolla pinnata ssp. asiatica FAMILY: Azollaceae
Habitat: Still waters
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