Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales
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SE-EPPC Aquatic Plant ID Workshop
The flattened, leaflike stems ("fronds") are light green, one root per frond, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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Floating aquatic (one root per frond, and it floating); Forb
Native & non-native
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Plants consist of 1 or more flattened leaflike stems ("fronds")
1 stamen in staminate flowers
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