Lemna perpusilla

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyAraceae
Family (Traditional)Araceae
GenusLemna
Species:Lemna perpusilla Torr.
Common NameMinute Duckweed
Growth Habitthalloid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: RCSP; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Aquatic; Growth Habit: thalloid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: floating; Leaf Complexity: thalloid; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: N/A (leaves absent); Leaf Type: thalloid; Leaf Venation: one-veined; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 2; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Lemna perpusilla var. trinervis Lemna perpusilla var. trinervis Austin

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carroll (KY), Clinton (KY), Jefferson (KY), Oldham (KY), Bradley (TN), Haywood (TN), Jackson (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100165503 Clinton Kentucky 05 Jul 2000 Mark A. Gorton
448
EKY
Lemna perpusilla
31234100104908 Clinton Kentucky 05 Jul 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-434
EKY
Lemna perpusilla
TENN-V-0059252 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Lemna perpusilla
TENN-V-0059250 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Lemna perpusilla
UCHT004865 Bradley Tennessee 21 Jul 1988 D. Houck
2653
UCHT
Lemna perpusilla
UCHT004864 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0071684 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0071676 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0071683 Carroll Kentucky
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0071685 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0025920 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
HTTU030428 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Lemna perpusilla
TENN-V-0059242 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Lemna perpusilla
UCHT004863 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Lemna perpusilla
APSC0071677 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Lemna perpusilla
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