Potamogeton pulcher Tuck.
Common Name: SPOTTED PONDWEED
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: E

Shallow to moderately deep water of boggy lakes.

The black-spotted or mottled stem and petioles will distinguish this from Potamogeton natans, which also has cordate floating leaves, if the submersed leaves are not collected.

Locations

Barry County
Berrien County
Cass County
Cheboygan County
Newaygo County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 18, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2336.