Page author: David Giblin
Azolla microphylla
Mexican waterfern fern, mosquito fern
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to New Mexico and Colorado; disjunct populations in central U.S.

Habitat: Ponds and backwaters, mostly at low elevations.

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Azolla microphylla Kaulf.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Azolla mexicana Schltdl. & Cham. ex Kunze [FNA2, HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Azolla microphylla in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Azolla microphylla checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Azolla microphylla atlas page.

CalPhotos: Azolla microphylla photos.

USDA Plants: Azolla microphylla information.

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