Taxon  Report   4657 
Lemna minor  L.
Smaller duckweed
Lemna minor
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Lemna minor
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Lemna minor
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Lemna minor, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lemna minor
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Lemna
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lemna cyclostasa
PLANTS: Lemna minima
More information about  Lemna minor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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