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Spiny-leaf NaiadScientific Name: Najas minor
•Branching stem with thin, rough leaves that curl downward. Leaves resemble Charabranchlets; however there are many more branchlets appearing like a plume rather than distinct whorls.
•No noticeable odor.
•Growth habit characteristic of naiads.
This is an exotic plant. If you observe this plant growing in the southeastern U.S., please take the time to report its location on the EDD Maps database at http://www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.