Potamogeton Epihydrus, or more commonly know as Ribbonleaf Pondweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and green flowers of the genus Potamogeton. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 0 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is summer and fall, blooms during mid summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Potamogeton Epihydrus or Ribbonleaf Pondweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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