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Leafy Pondweed - Potamogeton foliosus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Stems slightly compressed, branched. Submersed leaves linear 1–4 cm × ca. 1 mm; stipules 5–10 mm long, sheathing but fraying above. Floating leaves absent. Spikes capitate, 1–6 mm long. Tepals green, up to 1 mm long. Fruits 1.5–2 mm long, keeled with a minute, erect beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety foliosus.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Shallow, fresh water of ponds, ditches, sloughs; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Citation for data on this website:
Leafy Pondweed — Potamogeton foliosus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from