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Eel Grass

Scientific Name: Vallisneria americana 

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Limp, tape-like leaves nearly 1-inch wide and up to several feet long.
Some of the longer leaves may float at or just below the surface.
Flower or fruit at end of a long thread-like stem; this stem is often coiled.
Vallisneria americana taken by Graves Lovell

Vallisneria americana taken by Graves Lovell

Vallisneria americana taken by Graves Lovell

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