Calflora
Taxon  Report   11043    
Potamogeton epihydrus  Raf.
Ribbonleaf pondweed
Potamogeton epihydrus, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Potamogeton epihydrus ssp. nuttallii
PLANTS: Potamogeton epihydrus var. nuttallii
PLANTS: Potamogeton epihydrus var. ramosus
More information about  Potamogeton epihydrus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (POEP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2019).