Page author: David Giblin
Lemna minuta
least duckweed

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California, east across the U.S. in scattered locations to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Floating on surface of calm water or on face of vertical rock seeps.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lemna minuta Kunth
Publication: Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 372. 1816.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lemna minima Phil., invalid name [Abrams]
Lemna minuscula Herter [JPM]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lemna minuta checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lemna minuta atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lemna minuta photos.

USDA Plants: Lemna minuta information.

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