Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4106

Submersed aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in pools, ponds, and lakes, 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:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potamogeton diversifolius   FAMILY Potamogetonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 022-01-002:
Potamogeton diversifolius   FAMILY Potamogetonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Potamogeton diversifolius

GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Potamogeton capillaceus +

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Snailseed Pondweed


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image of Potamogeton diversifolius

Keith Bradley    kab_p_diversifolius_74909

June    Osceola County    FL

Floating leaves usually present; submersed leaves flat, linear, non-spetate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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image of Potamogeton diversifolius

Keith Bradley    kab_p_diversifolius_74915

June    Osceola County    FL