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Shining Pondweed

Found in fresh, chalky water; shiny leaves are best indicator.



Common Name Shining Pondweed
Scientific Name Potamogeton lucens
Species Group Aquatic Plants
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pondweed family - Potamogetonaceae
Status Rare
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Totally submerged plant with shiny leaves, generally in chalky water
Additional Identification Notes
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