Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Lemna minor -- (Common Duckweed)

photos by Susan McDougall


Lemna minor

Found in a small pond on the south side of the Park. Each plant consists of a single leaf, 1/8-inch long, and a thread-like root. The plants clone, forming mats of connected leaves.

Location: Park road near Tahoma Creek, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 22, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Park road near Tahoma Creek, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7400, -121.8839, 2235
Date: June 22, 2016

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