Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Potamogetonaceae, Pondweed family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Common Snailseed Pondweed, Waterthread Pondweed
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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potamogeton diversifolius 022-01-002   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae

 

Look for it in pools, ponds, and lakes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Curly Pondweed, Curled Pondweed, Curly-leaf Pondweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Potamogeton crispus   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Potamogeton crispus   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potamogeton crispus 022-01-003   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae

 

Look for it in ponds

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Spotted Pondweed, Heartleaf Pondweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Potamogeton pulcher   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Potamogeton pulcher   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potamogeton pulcher 022-01-010   FAMILY: Potamogetonaceae

 

Look for it in ponds, pools, ditches, streams

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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