Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Vallisneria from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales
American Eelgrass, Water-celery, Tapegrass
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JK Marlow jkm160914_149
SE-EPPC Aquatic Plant ID Workshop
Leaves straplike, elongate, linear, not differentiated into petiole and blade, per Weakley's Flora.
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmvalligneria_americana
Leaves 5-6(-10)mm x usually >40cm, lacking red-purple longitudinal stripes, per Weakley's Flora.