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potamogeton

Floating-Leaf Pondweed

 

Scientific Name: Potamogeton natans

 

Description: The floating leaves are slightly heart-shaped. The submerged leaves are long and narrow or absent in shape. The flower stalks if present, protrude above the water surface. This is a very common pond plant and several types can be found in Michigan ponds.

 

 

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