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Fries' Pondweed - Potamogeton friesii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Stems branched, slightly compressed with globose glands at the nodes. Submersed leaves linear, 1–8 cm × 1–3 mm; stipules 6–18 mm long, sheathing but fraying with age. Floating leaves absent. Spikes ca. 1 cm long with separate whorls of flowers. Tepals green, 1–2 mm long. Fruits ca. 2 mm long, barely keeled with a curved beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to WA, UT, NE, IN and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Fresh, usually shallow water of lakes, ponds; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Citation for data on this website:
Fries' Pondweed — Potamogeton friesii.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from