Aquatic Plants

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.

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Free Floating Plants

Submersed Plants

Rooted Floating Plants

Emergent Plants

Water Color/Quality

Muck

Muck

Muck

Excess Nutrients

Small Pondweed

Small/ Baby Pondweed

American Pondweed

American Pondweed

Floating-leaf Pondweed

Floating-Leaf Pondweed

Brittle Naiad

Brittle Naiad, Marine Naiad

Primrose

Floating Primrose

Parrot Feather

Parrot’s Feather

Starry Stonewort

Starry Stonewort

Eurasian Watermilfoil

Eurasian Watermilfoil

planktonicalgae

Planktonic Algae

Filamentous Algae

Filamentous Algae

Chara Algae

Chara Algae

Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife

Pickerelweed

Pickerelweed

Arrowhead (Bull Tongue)

Arrowhead

Phragmites

Phragmites, Common Reed

Cattails

Cattails

Bulrush

Bulrush

Watershield (Dollar Bonnet)

Water Shield, Dollar Bonnet