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Dotted Watermeal - Wolffia borealis

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Thallus elliptic from above, often acute to obtuse at the end, the upper surface flattened and emersed, the pointed apical end raised, brown-punctate on both sides (when dry) and dark green above (Kaul, 1986, Flora of the Great Plains).

Range Comments
Across much of Canada and U.S., although mostly absent in southwest and southeast (Kartesz in prep. 2012).

Habitat
Found in quiet waters.

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