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Broad-leaved Pondweed

A widespread species in permanent still water; has green rounded leaves.



Common Name Broad-leaved Pondweed
Scientific Name Potamogeton natans
Species Group Aquatic Plants
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pondweed family - Potamogetonaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Flower spikes arising between the leaves floating on water
Additional Identification Notes
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Aquatic Plants