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Water-thread Pondweed - Potamogeton diversifolius


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems terete, branched. Submersed leaves linear, 1–3 cm × up to 1 mm, attached to the stipule; stipules 2–6 mm long, sheathing. Floating leaves petiolate; blades elliptic 1–3 cm long . Spikes 2–10 mm long, continuous with a peduncle 3–15 mm long, much shorter below than above, continuous. Tepals green, 1 mm or less long. Fruits 1–2 mm long, keeled with a minute beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
OR to VT south to CA, AZ, TX, LA, FL and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Shallow, fresh or saline water of ponds, lakes; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Water-thread Pondweed — Potamogeton diversifolius.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from