Wetland Plants of Wisconsin

Ricciocarpus natans L.
purple-fringed riccia
Family: Ricciaceae
is a liverwort and is not a vascular plant, but is sometimes confused with them.
floating plant
plant stranded on mud

Ricciocarpus natans is a small, free-floating plant that may occur with duckweeds or in habitats in which duckweeds are to be expected. It is a liverwort, not a vascular plant, but it is included here because it may be confused with the duckweeds or Azolla spp.

known Wisconsin distribution


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