Taxon: Wolffia borealis (Engelm. ex Hegelm.) Landolt

Genus: Wolffia
Section: Pigmentatae
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Lemnoideae
Nomen number: 416574
Place of publication: Ber. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel 44:137. 1977
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • wolffie borèle  (Source: F NAmer) - French (Canada)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Kentucky, Tennessee
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia


  • Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vol. 2000 (Aquat NE NAmer)
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. Illustrated flora of British Columbia. (IllF Brit Col)
  • FNA Editorial Committee 2000. Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 22:152.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Jones, R. L. Plant life of Kentucky: an illustrated guide to the vascular flora. (F Kentucky)
  • Kaul, R. B. et al. The flora of Nebraska. (F Nebraska)
  • Landolt, E. 1986. Biosystematic investigations in the family of duckweeds (Lemnaceae). 2. The family of Lemnaceae - a monographic study Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel Zürich 71:362.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  • Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri ed2)


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