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Lesser Duckweed - Lemna minor


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Frond ovate, 1–8 mm long; solitary or in small clusters, often purplish on the lower surface. Roots 1–15 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to most of temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 28

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Habitat
Permanent fresh water of ponds, lakes, slow streams; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Lesser Duckweed — Lemna minor.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from