Taxon  Report   10786 
Azolla microphylla  Kaulf.
Mexican mosquito fern
Azolla microphylla, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Family: AZOLLACEAE  
Genus: Azolla
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Azolla mexicana
More information about  Azolla microphylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2016).

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