Wild Florida Photo - Landoltia punctata

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Landoltia punctata

DOTTED DUCKWEED

DOTTED DUCKMEAT

Not native to Florida

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council:  Category II designation
Invasive exotics that have increased in abundance or frequency but have not yet altered Florida plant communities to the extent shown by Category I species.
Planting this species should be avoided and removal of existing plants may be desirable.

 

A frequent aquatic plant of rivers, ponds, lakes and sloughs throughout much of Florida. Ranges throughout much of the southern states and extending north into Oregon, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

 
Landoltia punctata is a member of the Araceae - Arum family.