Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales
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Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Narrowleaf Naiad, needleleaf waternymph
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Submersed aquatic (rooted); Forb
Habitat: Lakes; rare, per Weakley's Flora
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Leaf margins conspicuously serrulate, with 5-9 spinulose teeth per leaf side
Simple (becoming recurved late in the season)
Leaves nearly opposite or appearing whorled
1 stamen in staminate flowers
Flowers solitary in leaf axils
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