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IVY-LEAVED DUCKWEED Lemna trisulca (Lemnaceae) Aquatic<br />
Freshwater perennial that floats just below the water’s surface of ponds and slow-flowing streams. FLOWERS are minute and seldom seen. FRUITS are seldom seen. LEAVES are 10-15mm long, translucent and narrowly ovate; linked in chain-like fashion, the terminal leaves in a trio, like miniature ivy leaves. STATUS-Widespread but local.
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IVY-LEAVED DUCKWEED Lemna trisulca (Lemnaceae) Aquatic
Freshwater perennial that floats just below the water’s surface of ponds and slow-flowing streams. FLOWERS are minute and seldom seen. FRUITS are seldom seen. LEAVES are 10-15mm long, translucent and narrowly ovate; linked in chain-like fashion, the terminal leaves in a trio, like miniature ivy leaves. STATUS-Widespread but local.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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