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Slender Naiad - Najas flexilis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems 5–40 cm. Leaves 10–35 mm long; the dilated base 2–3 mm wide. Female flowers 2–5 mm long. Achenes ca. 3 mm long; seeds smooth, shiny, sometimes minutely spotted (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to CA, NV, KY and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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Habitat
Usually shallow, often alkaline water of lakes, sloughs; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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