Herb: Star Duckweed
Latin name: Lemna trisulca
Family: Lemnaceae (Duckweed Family)
Medicinal use of Star Duckweed:A poultice of the wetted plant, combined with another plant, has been used in the treatment of swellings.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Ponds and ditches in all parts of Britain except north Devon and east Cornwall.
Propagation of Star Duckweed:Seed - we have no information on this species but, since it spreads so rapidly by division, it really needs no extra help once it is in a pond.
Cultivation of the herb:Ponds and ditches in all parts of Britain except north Devon and east Cornwall.
Known hazards of Lemna trisulca:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.