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Ruppia Linnaeus. Wigeon-grass.

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A genus of 4-10 species, nearly cosmopolitan.

ID notes:Separable from superficially similar species of Potamogeton by the stipules adnate their entire length (vs. separate at least at the tip in Potamogeton).

Ref: Crow & Hellquist (2023); Haynes (1978); Haynes (2000d) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000); Haynes, Holm-Nielsen, & Les In Kubitzki (1998b). Show full citations.

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