Taxon  Report   10044    
Lemna minuta  Kunth
Least duckweed
Lemna minuta
© 2012 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Lemna minuta
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Lemna
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lemna valdiviana var. abbreviata
PLANTS: Lemna valdiviana var. minima
ICPN + PLANTS: Lemna minima
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More information about  Lemna minuta
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


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).