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Najas guadalupensis (Common water nymph)
Pingry, Carl

Najas guadalupensis

Najas guadalupensis (Spreng.) Magnus

Common Water Nymph, Najas, Southern waternymph

Najadaceae (Waternymph Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: nagu

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: 1-2
Leaf: Gray-Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: 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

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Benefit

Use 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 on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Najas guadalupensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Najas guadalupensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Najas guadalupensis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-09-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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