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Podostemum ceratophyllum (Hornleaf riverweed)
Cressler, Alan

Podostemum ceratophyllum

Podostemum ceratophyllum Michx.

Hornleaf Riverweed

Podostemaceae (River-weed Family)

Synonym(s): Podostemum abrotanoides

USDA Symbol: POCE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MS , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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