Duck weed, Lesser duck weed

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Duck weed, Lesser duck weed
Scientific Name : Lemna minor
Family : Lemnaceae
Common Name : Duck weed, Lesser duck weed
Description:
It is a free floating, very tiny plant. It grows in ponds or slow flowing water bodies. A single plant can have only one, two or maximum three leaves. As more leaves are produced, each having root, the divide and become separate plants. The plant bears very tiny flowers. It is native to Asia, Africa, north America and Europe.
Propagation : Division
Longevity : Perennial

 

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