OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 7 taxa in the family Lemnaceae, Duckweed family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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Common Name: Dotted Duckmeat

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Landoltia punctata   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Landoltia punctata   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Spirodela oligorrhiza 033-01-001   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Non-native: Southern Hemisphere

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Spirodela polyrhiza   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Spirodela polyrrhiza   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Spirodela polyrrhiza 033-01-002   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Common (uncommon in Carolina Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lemna spp.   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna spp.   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lemna spp. 033-02-000   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Native & non-native

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed, Minute Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lemna perpusilla 033-02-002   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Watermeal

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Wolffia spp.   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia spp.   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffia spp. 033-03-000   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Native & non-native

 


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Common Name: Colombian Watermeal

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffia columbiana 033-03-001   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bog-mat, Mud-midgets, Florida Mudmidget

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffiella floridana 033-04-001   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, ditches, beaver-ponds millponds, tidal waters

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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