Potamogeton crispus L.
Family: Potamogetonaceae
curled pondweed,  more...
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Etymology: Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
Plants: perennial, submersed aquatic; tolerates cold, grows under ice in winter then emerges early forming dense mats dying back in mid-July; stems slightly flat; slender rhizomes
Leaves: alternate, entire, with prominent midvein, stalkless, curly toothed edge, oblong; no floating leaves; stipules fused at base; disintegrate
Flowers: green-brown, small; inflorescence curved flower spike held above water
Fruits: dry seed with 3 ridges and a conical beak
Habitat: water 3'-10' deep
Invasiveness: Restricted Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
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