Narrowleaf Pondweed (Potamogeton strictifolius)


Potamogeton Strictifolius, or more commonly know as Narrowleaf 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 Strictifolius or Narrowleaf Pondweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • 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) IL (E) IN (E) MA (E) ME (PX) NY (E) OH (PRX) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (straight-leaved pondweed) IL (pondweed) IN (straight-leaf pondweed) MA (straight-leaved pondweed) ME (straight-leaved pondweed) NY (straight-leaf pondweed) OH (straight-leaved pondweed) PA (narrow-leaved pondweed)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(OBL) 5(OBL) 8(OBL) 9(OBL)

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