Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Potamogeton friesii Rupr. image
Photographer: Paul Skawinski           

Paul Skawinski

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Potamogetonaceae
Potamogeton friesii Rupr.
Fries's pondweed
Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
friesii: for Elias Magnus Fries (1794-1878)
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, submersed aquatic; from rhizomes
Flower: green-brown, small, stalk flattened, winter buds in tight in fan shape at 90deg. from outer leaves; inflorescence spike
Fruit:rounded, dry seed with low or no ridges
Leaf:alternate, entire, with prominent midvein; narrow with 5-7 veins, rounded tip with short beak; pair of glands at nodes; stipules fibrous, white
(Glossary)

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