European Frogbit
European Frogbit
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Frogbit Family - Hydrocharitaceae
  Pathology Images Inc. 2002 2003
A free-floating annual aquatic plant with thick, smooth, round floating leaves. Separate male and female flowers. The 3-petaled pistilate (female) flowers (one per plant) are white in color with a yellow spot in the center and about inch wide. One to five staminate (male) flowers are contained in spathes borne on 1.5 inch long stalks.
Photographed on the Ducharme Road, Central Frontenac Township - late July