Potamogeton illinoensis Morong
Family: Potamogetonaceae
Illinois pondweed
[Potamogeton lucens auct. non L.]
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Andrew Hipp  
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Paul Skawinski  
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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium (UWSP)  
Etymology: Potamogeton: from Greek potamos, "a river," and geiton, "a neighbor," because of the habitat
Plants: perennial, submersed aquatic; stems to 7', stout; thick rhizomes
Leaves: alternate, entire, with prominent midvein, 9-19 veins, stipules free of axils of leaves & with 2 ridges; sometimes produces elliptical floating leaves
Flowers: green-brown, small, stalk usually thicker than stem; inflorescence dense cylindrical spike
Fruits: dry seed with 3 dorsal ridges and a short beak
Habitat: clear water to >10'
Conservation Status: Native
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Paul Skawinski  
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