Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Wolffiella from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 22 (2000)
INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 033-04-001:
Wolffiella floridana FAMILY Lemnaceae
INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bog-mat, Mud-midgets, Florida Mudmidget
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 22
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Floating aquatic (rootless)
Habitat: Ponds, ditches, beaver-ponds millponds, tidal waters, per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in Coastal Plain
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1 stamen in staminate flowers
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC (Porcher & Rayner, 2001) p338
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry (Porcher, 1995) p109
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