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water lettuce
Pistia stratiotes
water lettuce Arum/Calla-lily Family
Pistia stratiotes Araceae
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English common names
  •water lettuce
  •water-lettuce
  •tropical duckweed
Spanish common names
  •repollito del agua
  •lechuga de agua
accepted scientific name
  •Pistia stratiotes L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Pistia stratiotes (87)
family name
  •Araceae
Image Author: ©2011 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru end of July

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Wetland
Aquatic
Riparian
Desert
grid lines base