Lemna minor L.
FamilyLemnaceae — APG family: Araceae
DescriptionFrond a green, round or elliptical thick disk, 2-3 mm broad, with a single root from lower surface, floating on surface of water; flowers inconspicuous in margin of disk, usually 2 staminate, consisting of single stamen, and 1 pistillate, consisting of pistil, all surrounded by spathe.
EcologyPonds, standing water. Described from Europe.
Flowers very rarely in northern regions.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.