Potamogeton Diversifolius, or more commonly know as Waterthread Pondweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and red flowers of the genus Potamogeton. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 3.2 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Potamogeton Diversifolius or Waterthread Pondweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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