Fanwort

Distribution

Identification

  • Submerged 
  • Fan-shaped leaves are connected to the stem at a petiole
  • Opposite leaves
  • Tiny, white flowers appear in late summer, but do not always bloom in the Adirondacks

Threats

  • A common nursery and aquarium trade plant
  • Dense populations can clog waterways and degrade water recreation

Management

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