Ivy-leaved Duckweed - Lemna trisulca


    Submerged, translucent, aquatic plant, fronds oblong to narrowly oval, pointed, linked together by conspicuous, persistent stalks.

    Identification difficulty

    Ponds, lakes and canals.

    When to see it

    May to July.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in much of Britain, though scarcer in the far north and west.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 108 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map