Page author: David Giblin
Wolffiella gladiata
sword bogmat, mud-midget

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; central and eastern U.S., where native.

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, and bogs at low elevation.

Origin: Introduced from eastern United States

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Flies


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Accepted Name:
Wolffiella gladiata (Hegelm.) Hegelm.
Publication: Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie. 21: 304. 1895.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Wolffia gladiata Hegelm.
Wolffiella floridana (Donnell Sm.) C.H. Thomp. [HC]
Wolffiella gladiata (Hegelm.) Hegelm. var. floridana Donnell Sm.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Wolffiella gladiata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Wolffiella gladiata checklist entry

OregonFlora: Wolffiella gladiata information

E-Flora BC: Wolffiella gladiata atlas page

CalPhotos: Wolffiella gladiata photos

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