Azolla filiculoides

Ferns Salviniaceae Azolla

Pacific Mosquito Fern

Found floating on top of water (rather like duckweed) in slow moving streams or ponds. It doesn’t look anything like conventional ferns.

Azolla-filiculoides

Azolla-filiculoides-lots

Azolla-filiculoides-twocolor
Ferns which spend a lot of time in direct sun can turn reddish.


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