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

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Podostemaceae, Riverweed family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Riverweed, Threadfoot, Riffleweed

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Podostemum ceratophyllum   FAMILY: Podostemaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Podostemum ceratophyllum   FAMILY: Podostemaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Podostemum ceratophyllum 090-01-001   FAMILY: Podostemaceae


Habitat: Attached to rocks and dams in rapidly or slowly flowing water

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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