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Myriophyllum tenellum Bigelow. Subgenus: Brachytheca. Section: Tessaronia. Subsection: Spondylastrum. Leafless Water-milfoil. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Natural lakes (Carolina bay lakes), typically growing on the sandy bottoms in water 1-2 meters deep. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MN, south to PA and NJ, and disjunct south to a few occurrences in NC; the report from Virginia Beach, VA is false.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA10, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Aiken (1981), Crow & Hellquist (2000a), Moody & Les (2010); = n/a – RAB, Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 9

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