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Najas guadalupensis (Spreng.) Magnus
Common Water Nymph, Najas, Southern waternymph
Synonyms: Najas flexilis var. guadalupensis, Caulinia guadalupensis
USDA Symbol: NAGU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Size Notes:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: ON USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I), PR(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
BenefitUse Wildlife: Ducks and waterfowl eat seeds, leaves and stems.
Interesting Foliage: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2007-09-25
Research By: TWC Staff