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Mexican Mosquito Fern

Azolla microphylla Kaulf.

Azolla microphylla (Mexican Mosquito Fern) is a species of perennial herb in the family floating ferns. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is listed as threatened by COSEWIC. Mexican Mosquito Fern is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to the contiguous United States, Canada, and North America. It has simple, broad leaves. Mexican Mosquito Fern fixes nitrogen. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 0.02 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mexican Mosquito Fern. View this species on GBIF