European Waterclover (Marsilea quadrifolia)


Marsilea Quadrifolia, or more commonly know as European Waterclover, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Marsilea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Marsilea Quadrifolia or European Waterclover's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Marsilea
  • Family: Marsileaceae
  • Order: Hydropteridales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (N)
  • State Noxious Status: CT (PIB)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CT (European waterclover)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 5(NI)

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