Patagonia Wildflowers
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water lettuce
Pistia stratiotes
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 (600)
family name
  • Araceae
Image Author: ©2011 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (50%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Aquatic
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Riparian
Meadow
Native Plant Status
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