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Lemna minor
common duckweed, lesser duckweed, water lentil

Distribution: Cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions

Habitat: In standing or slow-moving fresh water

Flowers: June - October

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lemna minor L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 970. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lemna minor in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lemna minor checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lemna minor atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lemna minor photos.

USDA Plants: Lemna minor information.

5 photographs:
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