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Elodea nuttallii
Nuttall's waterweed, western waterweed

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California and Nevada, east to the Great Plains, midwestern U.S., and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Fresh to slightly brackish water of streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, and backwaters at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John
Publication: Rhodora. 22:29. 1920.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Anacharis nuttallii Planch.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Elodea nuttallii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Elodea nuttallii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Elodea nuttallii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Elodea nuttallii photos.

USDA Plants: Elodea nuttallii information.

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