Calflora
Taxon  Report   4655    
Lemna aequinoctialis  Welw.
Lesser duckweed
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Lemna aequinoctialis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lemna angolensis
PLANTS: Lemna paucicostata
PLANTS: Lemna trinervis
More information about  Lemna aequinoctialis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEAE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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