Taxon  Report   4656 
Lemna gibba  L.
Duckweed,  Gibbous duckweed, Swollen duckweed
Lemna gibba
© 2011 Kelly Bougher
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Lemna gibba
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Lemna gibba
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Lemna gibba, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lemna gibba
© 2011 Kelly Bougher
Genus: Lemna
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lemna gibba
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 20, 2018).

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