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|Family: Azollaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Azolla||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Azolla filiculoides Lam.
Habit: Plant green to +- red. Stem: generally 1--3 cm: immature prostrate, internodes < 5 mm; mature ascending, internodes < 1 mm. Leaf: smooth or with generally inconspicuous papillae on upper leaf lobe. Sporangium Case: male and female, often 0, female with distinct equatorial girdle, wall tubercled and pitted.
Ecology: Common. Ponds, slow streams; Elevation: < 1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, GB, DMoj(?); Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Arizona, South America; also eastern United States, Eurasia, Africa.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith & Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Azolla
Next taxon: Azolla microphylla
Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith & Andy Murdock 2016. Azolla filiculoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15380, accessed on June 01, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on June 01, 2016.