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Potamogeton perfoliatus

Potamogeton perfoliatus L.

Claspingleaf Pondweed

Potamogetonaceae (Pondweed Family)

Synonym(s): Potamogeton amplexicaulis, Potamogeton bupleuroides, Potamogeton perfoliatus ssp. bupleuroides, Potamogeton perfoliatus var. bupleuroides

USDA Symbol: POPE7

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , FL , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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