Limnobium spongia

Family:Hydrocharitaceae
Species:Limnobium spongia (Bosc) L. Rich. ex Steud.
Common Name:American frogbit
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Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:Occasionally escapes from cultivation but does not persist.
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Persisting, Not Native, OBL (NWI), SE (State Rank), G4 (Global Rank)
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Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Alismatidae
Order Hydrocharitales
FamilyHydrocharitaceae
Genus Limnobium
Species Limnobium spongia (Bosc) L. Rich. ex Steud. - American frogbit

Citation

Citation Limnobium spongia (Bosc) Richard ex Steudel, Nomenclator Botanicus. Editio secunda. 2: 45. 1841.
Basionym: Hydrocharis spongia Bosc, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 9: 396. 1807.
Type: SOUTH CAROLINA: "dans les fosses tourbeux de la Basse-Caroline",

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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Monroe  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Hydrocharis cordifolia Hydrocharis cordifolia Nutt.   
Hydrocharis spongia Hydrocharis spongia Bosc, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 9: 396, pl. 30. 1807.