Greater Duckweed

Spirodela polyrhiza

Summary 1

Spirodela polyrhiza (orth. var. S. polyrrhiza) is a species of duckweed known by the common names greater duckweed, common duckweed, and duckmeat. It can be found nearly worldwide in many types of freshwater habitat. It is a perennial aquatic plant usually growing in dense colonies, forming a mat on the water surface. Each plant is a smooth, round, flat disc one half to one centimeter wide. It produces several minute roots. It also produces a pouch...

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirodela_polyrhiza

More Info

iNatCA Map