Please name this plant


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Not sure on size of it. If its really small, under 1/2", duckweed. Really looks like water lettuce. Duckweed is hardy, lettuce is tropical.
 
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Without knowing the scale of the plant it's hard to say what it is. Is this in your pond?
 
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If you watch the video that you took this screen shot from, she refers to it as water cabbage. I have no idea if she means water lettuce, but in any case if it's a floating plant it's probably not going to survive temps below freezing.
 
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No It is not my pond. So can i assume that all floating plants are not hardy.
 
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I watched the video also and yes she does call it Water Cabbage. Must be some very young ones or it's something else. Not sure.
 

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I think the leaves are too smooth to be Water Lettuce cuz if you watch that video full screen I don't see any ridges.
 
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I vote Frog bit!
Now I want some!
Frogbit (Limnobium spongia)


The green heart shaped leaves resemble a miniature waterlily and float on the waters surface. Frogbit forms buds that sink to the bottom of the pond to winter over until spring. This floating plant is well suited for container water gardens and smaller water features.


Frogbit (Limnobium spongia)
Hardiness Zones: 4-10
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 1/2" - 1"
Water Depth: Floating Surface Pond Plant


Frogbit (Limnobium spongia) is restricted in CA, PR - Know your state laws.


WE WILL NOT SHIP TO CA or PR - Will Be substituted or cancelled. Do not release plants into public lakes or waterways.
 

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