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Elodea canadensis

Waterweed (Native anacharis)

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Detailed Description for Elodea

Elodea canadensis is a common native submergent plant frequent in more alkaline waters. Its short stems grow 2-6" long with densely whorled leaves. Elodea grows stoloniferously in loose pond bottoms and provides excellent cover for young fish. Commonly known as waterweed, Elodea is an excellent plant for naturalizing in cooler more alkaline waters.