Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Family Potamogetonaceae
Potamogeton vaseyi J.W.Robbins
Vasey's pondweed
Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
vaseyi: for either George Vasey, Jr. (in Juncus), a doctor & later botanist for US Dept. of Agriculture (1889), or his son George Richard Vasey (1853-?), who collected plants in California for the government in 1876 & 1880 and later settled in Washington state
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: annual, submersed aquatic; from rhizomes
Flower: green-brown, small; inflorescence spike
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:alternate, entire, with prominent midvein

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Potamogeton lateralis auct. pro parte, non Morong

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