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Aquatic Plant Identifier

Our Aquatic Plant Identifier will help you identify and manage aquatic vegetation.  In this guide you will be asked a series of questions about the plant characteristics, be shown pictures to narrow down your plant search, and then be given suggestions to identify your aquatic plant.

Which of the below categories does your plant fit into?

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Submerged Weeds

Plant fully submerged underwater and rooted to the bottom of the pond or lake.

Floating Weeds

Plant with leaves that float on the surface of the water. It can either be rooted to the bottom ofthe pond or lake or be free-floating.

Emergent Weeds

Plant rooted in shallow water or on the shore and sticking straight up out of the water.


Green mat that forms on the surface of the water or a submerged plant like a weed but with a musky odor.

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