Najas minor All.
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
bitter water-nymph, brittle water-nymph, eutrophic water-nymph
[Caulinia minor (All.) Coss. & Germ.]
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from USDA Plants Website  
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Paul Skawinski  
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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium (UWSP)  
Etymology: Najas: from Greek Naias, a water nymph
Plants: submerged annual, aquatic; stems with many branches near the top, without prickles
Leaves: stiffening and curving with time; edges with 7-15 teeth per side
Flowers: 1-2 per axil; both staminate and pistillate on the same plant
Invasiveness: Prohibited Invasive - Eradicate!
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive; potentially invasive
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
from USDA Plants Website  
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Paul Skawinski  
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Paul Skawinski  
Najas minor image
Najas minor image
Najas minor image