Aquatic Plant Identification Deck

Featured Plant List

    • Alternanthera philoxeroides -alligator weed
    • Bacopa spp. - bacopa
    • Brasenia schreberi - water shield
    • Cabomba caroliniana - fanwort
    • Canna flaccida - golden canna
    • Ceratophyllum demersum - coontail
    • Chara spp. - muskgrass
    • Cladium jamaicense - saw-grass
    • Colocasia esculenta- wild taro
    • Crinum americanum- swamp lily
    • Cyperus odoratus - flatsedge
    • Dichromena spp. - star-rush
    • Egeria densa - common waterweed
    • Eichhornia crassipes - water hyacinth
    • Eleocharis baldwinii - road-grass
    • Eleocharis cellulosa - club-rush
    • Fuirena scirpoidea - rush fuirena
    • Habenaria repens - water-spider orchid
    • Hydrilla verticillata - hydrilla
    • Hydrocotyle spp. - water pennywort
    • Hygrophila polysperma - East Indian hygrophila
    • Ipomoea aquatica - water spinach
    • Iris virginica - blue flag
    • Juncus effusus - soft rush
    • Lachnanthes caroliniana - redroot
    • Lachnocaulon spp. - bog buttons
    • Leersia spp. - southern cut grass
    • Lemna valdiviana - small duckweed
    • Limnobium spongia - frog's-bit
    • Limnophila sessiliflora - limnophila
    • Ludwigia spp. - water primrose
    • Luziola fluitans - water grass
    • Mayaca fluviatilis - bog moss
    • Micranthemum spp. - baby's-tears
    • Myriophyllum aquaticum - parrot feather
    • Myriophyllum spicatum - Eurasian water milfoil
    • Najas guadalupensis - southern naiad
    • Nelumbo lutea - American lotus
    • Nuphar luteum - spatterdock
    • Nymphaea odorata - water lily
    • Nymphoides aquatica - banana lily
    • Orontium aquaticum - golden club
    • Panicum hemitomon - maidencane
    • Panicum repens - torpedograss
    • Paspalum repens - water paspalum
    • Peltandra virginica - arrow arum
    • Phragmites australis - common reed
    • Pistia stratiotes - water lettuce
    • Polygonum spp. - knotweed
    • Pontederia cordata- pickerelweed
    • Potamogeton illinoensis - Illinois pondweed
    • Rhynchospora inundata - inundated beakrush
    • Sagittaria kurziana - strap-leaf sagittaria
    • Sagittaria lancifolia - duck potato
    • Salvinia minima - water fern
    • Saururus cernuus - lizard's-tail
    • Scirpus validus - soft-stem bulrush
    • Sparganium americanum - bur-reed
    • Spartina bakeri - Baker's cord grass
    • Spirodela polyrhiza - giant duckweed
    • Thalia geniculata - fire flag
    • Typha spp. - cat-tails
    • Utricularia spp - bladderwort
    • Vallisneria americana- tape grass
    • Xyris spp. - yellow-eyed-grasses
    • Zizania aquatica- wild-rice
    • Zizaniopsis miliacea - giant cutgrass