Taxon  Report   11091 
Spirodela polyrhiza  (L.) Schleid.
Giant duckmeat
Spirodela polyrhiza
© 1999 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Spirodela polyrhiza, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Genus: Spirodela
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS spelling variant of Spirodela polyrrhiza
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ICPN: Spirodela polyrrhiza
More information about  Spirodela polyrhiza
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Sep 26, 2018).

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