Taxon  Report   6820    
Potamogeton pusillus  L.
Small pondweed
Potamogeton pusillus, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Potamogeton pusillus ssp. pusillus
JEF: Potamogeton pusillus var. pusillus
More information about  Potamogeton pusillus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).