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Potamogeton hillii

Potamogeton hillii Morong

Hill's Pondweed

Potamogetonaceae (Pondweed Family)

Synonym(s): Potamogeton porteri

USDA Symbol: POHI4

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

Found in east-central North America in slow-moving or still, alkaline bodies of water from Virgina north to Vermont and Ontario and west to Wisconsin, Potamogeton hillii is classified as Threatened, Endangered, or of Special Concern throughout its US and Canadian range.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: CT , MA , MI , NY , OH , PA , VT , WI
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Fresh Water Aquatic

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Aquatic: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
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 Potamogeton hillii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Potamogeton hillii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Potamogeton hillii


Record Modified: 2010-10-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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