Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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water fern
Azolla filiculoides
Azolla filiculoides
water fern mosquito-ferns
Azolla filiculoides Azollaceae
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English common name
  •water fern
Spanish common names
  •flor del Pato
  •helecho de agua
accepted scientific name
  •Azolla filiculoides Lam.
rules for finding collection records
  •Azolla filiculoides (221)
  •Azolla caroliniana (21)
  •Azolla magellanica (1)
  •Azolla microphylla (6)
family name
  • Azollaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Aquatic Plants, Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base