Azolla mexicana

Synonym:
Family:Azollaceae
Common Name:Mosquito Fern
Authority: C. Presl
Etymology:
C Value:8
Wetness:OBL
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
2
Duration:Perennial
Reproduction:Dioecious
Flower Type:
Growth Habit:Fern
Leaf Arrangement:Alternate
Leaf Type:Compound
Leaf Margin:FIXME
Leaf Toothing:Toothed
Flower Color:
Habitat:Wetlands
Status (State):
Status (Federal):
ID Tips:Delicate aquatic ferns floating on water surface, dichotomously branched only at the periphery of the plant.
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