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Valdivia Duckweed

Valdivia Duckweed Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusOBL

Valdivia Duckweed Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSummer and Fall
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioLow
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorGreen
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormStoloniferous
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet.1
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicityNone

Valdivia Duckweed Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsNo
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)135
pH Minimum5.7
pH Maximum7
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)500
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)11000
Precipitation Minimum0
Precipitation Maximum0
Root Depth (Minimum inches)0
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

Valdivia Duckweed Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceNone
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound0
Seed Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Valdivia Duckweed Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Valdivia Duckweed

Valdivia Duckweed grows like a Forb/herb. Valdivia Duckweed is an Perennial. Valdivia Duckweed is Native to U.S.. Valdivia Duckweed has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: OBL. Summer and Fall is when Valdivia Duckweed is actively growing. Valdivia Duckweed is not an allelopath. Valdivia Duckweed has a Low C:N Ratio. Valdivia Duckweed has a coppice potential of No. Valdivia Duckweed is not fall conspicuous. Valdivia Duckweed has a Green colored flower. Valdivia Duckweed has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Valdivia Duckweed has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Valdivia Duckweed has a Porous foliage porosity. Valdivia Duckweed has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Valdivia Duckweed are Green. Seeds of Valdivia Duckweed are No conspicuous. Valdivia Duckweed grows as a Stoloniferous. The growth rate of Valdivia Duckweed is Rapid. The mature height of Valdivia Duckweed is .1 feet. The lifespan of Valdivia Duckweed is Short. The shape and orientation of Valdivia Duckweed is Decumbent. Valdivia Duckweed is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Valdivia Duckweed is not adapted to fine textured soils. Valdivia Duckweed is not adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is Low. Valdivia Duckweed does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is None. Valdivia Duckweed requires a minimum of 135 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Valdivia Duckweed is 5.7. The maximum pH of Valdivia Duckweed is 7. The minimum planting density per acre of Valdivia Duckweed is 500. The maximum planting density per acre of Valdivia Duckweed is 11000. The minimum Precipitation that Valdivia Duckweed requires is 0. The maximum Precipitation that Valdivia Duckweed can handle is 0. The minimum root depth of Valdivia Duckweed is 0 inches. The salininty tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is None. The shade tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Valdivia Duckweed is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Valdivia Duckweed requires is -33. The bloom period of Valdivia Duckweed is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Valdivia Duckweed is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Valdivia Duckweed is None. The fruit seed period of Valdivia Duckweed begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Valdivia Duckweed ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Valdivia Duckweed is No. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by bare roots. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by bulbs. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by container. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by corms. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by cuttings. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by seed. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by sod. Valdivia Duckweed is propagated by sprig. Valdivia Duckweed is not propagated by tubers. Valdivia Duckweed can generally yield 0 seeds per pound of seeds. Valdivia Duckweed has a None seed spread rate. Valdivia Duckweed does not have a small grain. Valdivia Duckweed has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Valdivia Duckweed does not have a berry/nut seed product. Valdivia Duckweed is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a good fodder product. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a good fuel wood product. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a good lumber product. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a naval store product. Valdivia Duckweed is not palatable to grazing animals. Valdivia Duckweed is not palatable to humans. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a pulpwood product. Valdivia Duckweed does not make a veneer product. Valdivia Duckweed is of the category, Monocot.
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