Search Results: node/"slough"

Landoltia punctata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY II on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant Species UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s […]

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Spirodela polyrhiza

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Giant duckweed is a native floating plant in Florida. Though very small, it is the largest of the duckweeds. Spirodela polyrhiza is frequently found growing in rivers, ponds, lakes, and sloughs from the peninsula west to the central panhandle of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It […]

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Wolffia columbiana

Common Name(s): Online image request form Water meal, native to Florida, is a tiny, floating, rootless plant. At 1 to 1.5 mm long, it is the smallest flowering plant on earth. It is occasionally found growing in rivers, ponds, lakes, and sloughs of the peninsula and central panhandle of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Water meal is […]

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Wolffiella gladiata

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Mud-midget, native to Florida, is another small duckweed, but this one has narrow, elongated fronds. The fronds are usually connected to form starlike colonies. The fronds are 5-10 mm long; the flowers are extremely small and difficult to see. Mud-midget plants float just beneath […]

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