Potamogeton confervoides Rchb.
Family: Potamogetonaceae
alga pondweed, algae-like pondweed, algal-leaved pondweed, Tuckerman's pondweed
Potamogeton confervoides image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Potamogeton confervoides image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Etymology: Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
Plants: perennial, submersed aquatic; stems slender, often branched, fan-like; long creeping rhizome
Leaves: alternate, entire, 1 veined, fine; no floating leaves
Flowers: green-brown, small, stout stalk from main stem, from 2"-10" tall; inflorescence spike
Fruits: 3-ridged, dry seed
Habitat: quiet, shallow soft water
Conservation Status: Threatened
Potamogeton confervoides image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Potamogeton confervoides image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Potamogeton confervoides image
Paul Skawinski  
Potamogeton confervoides image
Paul Skawinski