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Water Spangles (Salvinia minima)

Salvinia Minima, or more commonly know as Water Spangles, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Salvinia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Salvinia Minima or Water Spangles's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Salvinia
  • Family: Salviniaceae
  • Order: Hydropteridales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I)
  • State T/E Status: NY (EV)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (water-fern)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL) C(OBL)

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