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Curly-leaf Pondweed

Scientific Name: Potamogeton crispus 

Distinguishing Characteristics:
2 leaf forms; subsurface leaves strap-like with straight margins; surface leaves are slightly broader with wavy margins.
Stems often have a zig-zag appearance and can be branching.
Growth habit similar to P. diversifolius.

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 www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.
Potamogeton crispus taken by Graves Lovell

Potamogeton crispus taken by Graves Lovell

Potamogeton crispus taken by Graves Lovell

Potamogeton crispus taken by Graves Lovell

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