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Limnobium laevigatum
smooth frogbit, South American sponge-plant

Distribution: Known from Pacific County in Washington; also known from California and the eastern U.S.

Habitat: Lowland ponds, where found floating on water\'s surface.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Introduced from the Carribean and South America

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Limnobium laevigatum (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Heine
Publication: Adansonia, n.s. 8(3): 315. 1968.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Limnobium laevigatum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Limnobium laevigatum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Limnobium laevigatum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Limnobium laevigatum photos.

USDA Plants: Limnobium laevigatum information.

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