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South American Spongeplant or Frog’s Bit | Limnobium spongia


A floating to rooted stoloniferous perennial. Floating rosettes send runners out into the water, the ends of which form juvenile plants. Juvenile form has thick, spongy, floating ovate to spatulate leaves, usually with rounded tips and on an inflated stalk. Juvenile leaves and sometimes mature leaves have a patch of spongy tissue (aerenchyma) on lower surfaces. (from Weed Control Handbook)


Plant Details

Habitat Notes
Mature Heightup to two feet tall