Snailseed Pondweed (Potamogeton bicupulatus)


Potamogeton Bicupulatus, or more commonly know as Snailseed 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 Bicupulatus or Snailseed Pondweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, 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: IN (X) MI (T) MN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (snail-seed pondweed) MI (waterthread pondweed) MN (snailseed pondweed)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 6(NI)

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