Taxon  Report   10044 
Lemna minuta  Kunth
Least duckweed
Lemna minuta
© 2014 Gary McDonald
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Lemna minuta
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Lemna minuta
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Lemna minuta, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lemna minuta
© 2012 Barry Rice
Genus: Lemna
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lemna valdiviana var. abbreviata
PLANTS: Lemna valdiviana var. minima
ICPN + PLANTS: Lemna minima
ICPN + PLANTS: Lemna minuscula
More information about  Lemna minuta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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