|Duckweed, Lemna minor L. is a common pond covering throughout the world. The plant has a long traditional use as medicine. It is also edible. I have cooked it and blended it with wild leeks, stinging nettles and watercress...It does nothing to improve an already excellent soup. (More)|
|Early spring jump start of duckweed growth, by summer the
pond will be completely covered.
Medicine: Star duckweed, L. trisulca L. was used en masse as a poultice to treat arthritis by Iroquois.