OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Hydrocharitaceae, Frog's-bit family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Southern Naiad, Southern Waternymph

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Najas guadalupensis var. guadalupensis   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Najas guadalupensis ssp. guadalupensis   FAMILY: Najadaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas guadalupensis 025-01-001   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Lakes, rivers, impoundments

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Najas gracillima   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas gracillima   FAMILY: Najadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas gracillima 025-01-002   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, slow-moving streams

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Najas minor   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas minor   FAMILY: Najadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas minor 025-01-003   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, and reservoirs, particularly where eutrophic

Common (uncommon in NC)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Narrowleaf Naiad, needleleaf waternymph

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Najas filifolia   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas filifolia   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Lakes; rare

Rare

Native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Brazilian Waterweed, Brazilian Egeria, "Brazilian Elodea", "Anacharis"

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Egeria densa   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Egeria densa   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Egeria densa 028-01-001   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds and stagnant water of streams or rivers

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon Common Name: American Eelgrass, Water-celery, Tapegrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vallisneria americana   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Vallisneria americana   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vallisneria americana 028-03-001   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Lakes, rivers, estuaries, sounds

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: American Frogsbit, Spongeplant

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Limnobium spongia   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Limnobium spongia   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Limnobium spongia 028-04-001   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, marshes, ponds, pools

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hydrilla

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrilla verticillata   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrilla verticillata   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, rivers, often locally abundant

Non-native: Old World

 


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Common Name: European frog-bit

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

PLANTS National Database: Hydrocharis morsus-ranae   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: African Elodea, oxygen-weed, South African oxygen weed

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) -   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

PLANTS National Database: Lagarosiphon major   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Non-native: southern Africa

 


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Common Name: Duck lettuce

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ottelia alismoides   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ottelia alismoides   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Quiet waters of streams and bayous, and a weed in rice fields

Non-native: Asia & Australia

 


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