Slender Naiad - Najas flexilis
MNPS Threat Rank
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)
BC to NL south to CA, NV, KY and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.