Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Najadaceae, Water Nymph family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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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

 

Look for it in lakes, rivers, impoundments

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Najas gracillima, Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad need picture of leaf or frond of Najas gracillima, Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad need picture of flower of Najas gracillima, Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Najas gracillima, Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad need picture of fruit of Najas gracillima, Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad
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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

 

Look for it in ponds, lakes, slow-moving streams

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas

 


drawing of Najas minor, Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph need picture of leaf or frond of Najas minor, Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph need picture of flower of Najas minor, Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Najas minor, Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph need picture of fruit of Najas minor, Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph
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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

 

Look for it in 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

 

Look for it in lakes

Rare

Native

 


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