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Wolffia brasiliensis
Brazilian watermeal

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California, also from the southern Great Plains east to the Atlantic Coast in the U.S.

Habitat: Ponds and standing water at low elevations.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Flies


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Accepted Name:
Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.
Publication: Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique. sér. 3, 12: 170. 1849.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Wolffia papulifera C.H. Thomp.
Wolffia punctata Griseb. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Wolffia brasiliensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Wolffia brasiliensis checklist entry

OregonFlora: Wolffia brasiliensis information

E-Flora BC: Wolffia brasiliensis atlas page

CalPhotos: Wolffia brasiliensis photos

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