Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Potamogeton strictifolius A.Benn. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           
Family Potamogetonaceae
Potamogeton strictifolius A.Benn.
narrow-leaved pondweed, stiff pondweed, straight-leaved pondweed
Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
strictifolius: erect leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, submersed aquatic; from rhizomes
Flower: green-brown, small, stalk slender, winter buds flattened, outer leaves arching outward; inflorescence spike with whorls
Fruit:rounded, dry seed
Leaf:alternate, entire, with prominent midvein; narrow, stiff, 3-5 veins, pointed tip; stipules fibrous and white

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Flora of North America (off site)
Potamogeton pusillus L. var. rutiloides (Fernald) B.Boivin
Potamogeton rutilus auct. non Wolfg.
Potamogeton strictifolius A.Benn. var. rutiloides Fernald
Potamogeton strictifolius A.Benn. var. typicus Fernald

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