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Spiny-leaf Naiad

Scientific NameNajas minor   

Distinguishing Characteristics:
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.
Najas minor taken by Graves Lovell

Najas minor taken by Graves Lovell

Najas minor taken by Graves Lovell

Najas minor taken by Graves Lovell


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