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Ceratophyllum demersum
Hornwort
Long, non-rooting strands have forked serrated leaves. Often anchors in bottom sediments. Likes hard water.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice               

Elodea canadensis
Canada Pondweed
Long bright green strands. Fast growing. Palatable to goldfish & koi.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice               

Myriophyllum sibiricum
Northern Water Milfoil
Long soft stems grow fresh each spring from overwintering buds (turions). This is not the invasive Eurasian Milfoil.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Potamogeton gramineus
Variable Pondweed
An ornamental aquatic plant with tan to green underwater foliage. Sometimes forms surface leaves later in season.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Potamogeton richardsonii
Richardson’s Pondweed
Attractive wavy green leaves grow from long branching stems. Used  in ponds & aquariums.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Potamogeton zosteriformis
Flat-stemmed Pondweed
Vigorous, flat-stemmed foliage has a bronzy-green look. Survives as turions and starts fresh each spring.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Hippurus vulgaris
Mare’s Tail
Underwater leaves are soft & translucent. Above water stems stand erect with whorls of stiff needle-like leaves.
· Submerged & emergent
· Native
· Winters below ice

Myriophyllum aquaticum
Parrot’s Feather
Long fast growing stems bear whorls of soft, feather leaves. Tends to prefer growing emergent foliage vs. submerged.
· Submerged & emergent
· Introduced
· Winter indoors

Ranunculus aquatilis
White Water Crowfoot
Small white buttercup-like flowers form in summer. Long stems have finely divided foliage.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Stuckenia pectinata
Sago Pondweed
Highly prized as a wildlife food source. Narrow leaves on branching stems. Grown from tubers.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

Utricularia vulgaris
Common Bladderwort
Long non-rooting strands develop small bladders amongst finely divided leaves. Yellow snapdragon-like flowers.
· Submerged
· Native
· Winters below ice

 
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