Potamogeton natans Linnaeus 1753 (Family Potamogetonaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flowers

Fruit

Height: 20-200cm
Never Mycorrhizal
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 26.4)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Labdane, Potamogetonin

Biotopes:
Ponds
Parasites:
Hydrellia fulviceps Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia maura Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Cricotopus tricinctus Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Elophila nymphaeata

Donacia versicolorea

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Jointed Pondweed


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