Azolla caroliniana

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilySalviniaceae
Family (Traditional)Salviniaceae
GenusAzolla
SpeciesAzolla caroliniana Willd.
Common NameCarolina mosquitofern, Eastern Mosquito Fern, Kleiner Algenfarn
Growth Habitfern
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: fern; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Floating; Simple/Compound: Thalloid;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.8
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Ballard (KY), Carlisle (KY), Fulton (KY), Henderson (KY), Jefferson (KY), McCracken (KY), Trigg (KY), Carroll (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Rhea (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Wayne (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BOON, MDKY, VDB, APSC, EKY, TENN, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 1996

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100194180 Carlisle Kentucky 17 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3582
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
31234100007143 Henderson Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5271
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
31234100007135 Henderson Kentucky 01 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3639
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
MDKY00001362 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011781 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011760 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011752 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011754 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0241525 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011738 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011742 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011751 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011757 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011740 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0242195 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
31234100007150 McCracken Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Raymond Athey
4669
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
31234100007127 Fulton Kentucky 16 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4376
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
31234100007184 Lake Tennessee 01 Sep 1978 Vernon M. Bates Jr.
964
EKY
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011750 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011734 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011782 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011731 Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011739 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011736 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011753 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011737 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011747 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011746 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011744 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
003905 Obion Tennessee 02 Oct 1971 Browne, E.M. & Browne, E.T.
71K1.1
BOON
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011745 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011732 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011748 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011758 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011755 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011741 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011759 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011735 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011749 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011756 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011733 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011783 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011780 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
TENN-V-0011743 Tennessee
TENN
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046807 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046816 Gibson Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046812 Rhea Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046813 Hawkins Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046809 Rhea Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0091327 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046805 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046818 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046806 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
UTM00887 Lake Tennessee
UTM
Azolla caroliniana
UTM00885 Lake Tennessee
UTM
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188249 Haywood Tennessee 10 Jul 1996 V. E. McNeilus
96-474
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188253 Shelby Tennessee 15 Apr 1977 Bates Jr., Vernon
5
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188251 Obion Tennessee 29 Apr 1977 Vernon Bates Jr.
2
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188250 Humphreys Tennessee 19 Nov 1979 David H. Webb
2464
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0058693 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0103768 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046817 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046804 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0046803 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
APSC0044914 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Azolla caroliniana
UTM00886 Lake Tennessee
UTM
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188248 Hardin Tennessee 19 Aug 1981 David H. Webb
4213
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
BRIT188252 Obion Tennessee 06 Jun 1986 Milo (Guthrie) Pyne
0992
VDB
Azolla caroliniana
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Azolla caroliniana - Joey Shaw
Azolla caroliniana - Joey Shaw