Scientific NameLemna minor
Synonyms (former Scientific Names):
Plant bodies are called thalli there is no distinct stem or leaves this species has a single root and is found floating on still waters
Plants are ovate in shape.
Floating plant with no distinct leaves or stem with a single root.
Flower Seed Head
Flowers are incredibly small, therefore they are rarely seen.
Capsules giving rise to 1-7 seeds each
Found throughout the United States. This plant greatly affects the quality of waters used for recreational purposes.