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Vasey's Pondweed (Potamogeton vaseyi)


Potamogeton Vaseyi, or more commonly know as Vasey's Pondweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Potamogeton. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Potamogeton Vaseyi or Vasey's Pondweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Potamogeton
  • Family: Potamogetonaceae
  • Order: Najadales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) IN (E) MA (E) ME (T) MI (T) NH (T) OH (PRX) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (Vasey's pondweed) IN (Vasey's pondweed) MA (Vasey's pondweed) ME (Vasey's pondweed) MI (Vasey's pondweed) NH (Vasey pondweed) OH (Vasey's pondweed) PA (Vasey's pondweed)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL)

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