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Caltha natans
Floating Marsh Marigold
Small waterlily-like leaves float on water surface. Flowers are whitish-pink, blooming throughout summer.
· Water depth 0-24"
· Native
· Winter hardy               

Polygonum amphibium
Water Smartweed
Short spikes of bright pink flowers. Its amphibious nature permits it to survive dry to flooded conditions.
· Water depth 0-24"
· Native
· Winter hardy               

 

Potamogeton amplifolius
Large-leaved Pondweed
Underwater leaves are very broad (widest of the pondweeds). Forms surface leaves in summer.
· Water depth 2-6’
· Native
· Winter hardy               

Potamogeton natans
Floating-leaf Pondweed
Surface leaves are elliptic and bronzy green in color. Non-invasive.
· Water depth ½-6+’
· Native
· Winter hardy              

Ranunculus gmelinii
Yellow Water Crowfoot
Yellow buttercup-like flowers form in early summer. Prefers shallow water locations.
· Water depth 0"-12"
· Native
· Winter hardy               

Sagittaria cuneata
Arum-leaved Arrowhead
First leaves float on surface. In very shallow conditions it tends to form emergent foliage. White-flowered spikes appear in summer.
· Water depth ½-6+’
· Native
· Winter hardy

Sparganium angustifolium
Narrow-leaved Bur-reed
Long ribbon-like leaves float on surface. Forms small spiny, globe-shaped seed heads.
· Water depth 1-4’
· Native
· Winter hardy               

 
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