Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3992

Submersed aquatic (rooted); Forb
Annual
Monoecious

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Look for it in lakes, rivers, impoundments, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
Perianth absent
1 stamen in staminate flowers
Superior ovary
Flowers in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Greenish
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Najas guadalupensis var. guadalupensis   FAMILY Hydrocharitaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Najas guadalupensis ssp. guadalupensis   FAMILY Najadaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 025-01-001:
Najas guadalupensis   FAMILY Najadaceae

LESS THAN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Naias guadelupensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Naiad, Southern Naiad


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image of Najas guadalupensis var. guadalupensis

Keith Bradley    kab_n_guadalupensis_74711

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

South Dade Wetlands

Leaves at many nodes along the stem, per Weakley's Flora.


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image of Najas guadalupensis var. guadalupensis

JK Marlow    jkm160914_145

September        

SE-EPPC Aquatic Plant ID Workshop