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|Family: Azollaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Azolla||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Azolla microphylla Kaulf.
Habit: Plant green or blue-green to dark red. Stem: prostrate, generally 1--1.3 cm; internodes < 1 mm. Leaf: with generally conspicuous papillae on upper leaf lobe. Sporangium Case: male and female, often 0, female with equatorial girdle, wall +- smooth to pitted.
Ecology: Ponds, slow streams; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&s SNH, GV, CCo, SnFrB, SnBr, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, central United States, South America. Note: Geog +- uncertain due to confusion with Azolla filiculoides.
Synonyms: Azolla mexicana C. Presl
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan R. Smith & Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Azolla filiculoides
Next taxon: Blechnaceae
Citation for this treatment: Alan R. Smith & Andy Murdock 2016. Azolla microphylla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80656, accessed on August 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 23, 2016.