Common Duckweed

Lemna minor

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Lemna minor (common duckweed or lesser duckweed) is a species of Lemna (duckweed) with a subcosmopolitan distribution, native throughout most of Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, occurring everywhere that freshwater ponds and slow-moving streams occur, except for arctic and subarctic climates. It is not reported as native in Australasia or South America, though is naturalised there.

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  1. (c) Bas Kers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/21933510@N07/3643525349
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemna_minor

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