Common Duckweed (Lemna minor)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Other: important foodsource for fish and birds (ducks) rich in protein and fats
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Water gardens
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: The aquatic plant rarely blooms but propagates itself by self-division
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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The Rookery: One of London's Secrets (Part 2)The Rookery: One of London's Secrets (Part 2)
September 7, 2010

The wonders of this Garden never cease to amaze me. I hope you enjoyed your tour in Part 1. Now let us see what other delights we can find in this 3 acre wonder.

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Froggy in the duckweed! by wcgypsy Dec 26, 2012 3:09 PM 6
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