Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3110

Submersed aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in ponds, pools, ditches, streams, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Calyx absent
Petals absent
4 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Olive/Reddish
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Potamogeton pulcher   FAMILY Potamogetonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potamogeton pulcher   FAMILY Potamogetonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 022-01-010:
Potamogeton pulcher   FAMILY Potamogetonacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Potamogeton pulcher

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Potamogeton pulcher

 

COMMON NAME:
Spotted Pondweed, Heartleaf Pondweed