Vallisneria americana

Family:Hydrocharitaceae
Species:Vallisneria americana Michx.
Common Name:water-celery, eel-grass, tape-grass, wild-celery
Habitat:Lakes, streams, rivers, and tidal bays.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI), S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Alismatidae
Order Hydrocharitales
FamilyHydrocharitaceae
Genus Vallisneria
Species Vallisneria americana Michx. - water-celery, eel-grass, tape-grass, wild-celery

Citation

Citation Vallisneria americana Michaux, Flora Boreali-Americana. 2: 220. 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: fluminie Mississipi, without data, Michaux s.n. (lectotype: P). Lectotypified by Lowden, Aquatic Bot. 13: 289. 1982.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Cattaraugus1930 NYS    
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cayuga  NYFA_1990    
Cayuga1915 NYS    
Cayuga1922 NYS    
Chautauqua1937 NYS    
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990    
Chemung  NYFA_1990    
Chemung1882 NYS    
Chenango  NYFA_1990    
Clinton1931 NYS    
Clinton1981 NYS    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1931 BKL
BKL00059000
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Columbia1926 NYS    
Columbia1959 NYS    
Columbia1933 NYS    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1936 NYS    
Dutchess1971 NYS    
Dutchess1934 NYS    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Dutchess1907 BKL
BKL00059004
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Dutchess1981 BKL
BKL00058999
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Essex1929 BUPL    
Essex1933 CONN    
Essex  NYS    
Fulton2007 NYS
470
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Fulton2007 FMCC
470
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Greene1937 NYS    
Hamilton  NYFA_1990    
Hamilton1919 NYS    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1921 NYS    
Jefferson1962 NYS    
Jefferson1932 NYS    
Lewis1993 NYS    
Livingston  NYFA_1990    
Livingston1978 NYS    
Madison1934 NYS    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Madison1903 NYS    
Monroe1939 NYS    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Nassau  NYFA_1990    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga1935 NYS    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Ontario1978 NYS    
Orange2000 BKL
BKL00012696
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1995 BKL
BKL00036393
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 NYS    
Oswego1942 NYS    
Oswego1934 NYS    
Oswego1922 NYS    
Oswego1946 NYS    
Oswego1939 NYS    
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Oswego1877 NYS    
Oswego1928 NYS    
Otsego2010 SUCO
9541
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  6/28/2013 - Connie Tedesco
Putnam1990 BKL
BKL00036392
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam2001 BKL
BKL00020115
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam2001 BKL
BKL00019624
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Rockland1990 NYS    
Rockland1950 NYS    
Rockland  NYFA_1990    
Rockland2001 BKL
BKL00019685
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland2000 BKL
BKL00012788
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Saratoga1934 NYS    
Saratoga1970 NYS    
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Saratoga1926 NYS    
Schuyler  NYFA_1990    
Schuyler1934 NYS    
Seneca  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1935 NYS    
St. Lawrence1914 BKL
BKL00059005
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1993 NYS    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1995 STLA   Anne Johnson
Suffolk1925 NYS    
Suffolk1928 NYS    
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1920 NYS    
Suffolk1926 NYS    
Suffolk1929 NYS    
Suffolk1962 NYS    
Suffolk2000 BKL
BKL00013518
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1969 BKL
BKL00080696
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1906 BKL
BKL00036395
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1938 NYS    
Suffolk1949 NYS    
Suffolk1959 NYS    
Suffolk1906 BKL
BKL00036396
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1885 BKL
BKL00036397
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1872 BKL
BKL00036394
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1976 BKL
BKL00058998
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1977 BKL
BKL00058997
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1958 NYS    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1998 NYS    
Ulster1895 NYS    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Warren1942 NYS    
Warren1954 NYS    
Warren1892 BKL
BKL00059001
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Washington1966 NYS    
Washington1931 NYS    
Washington1936 NYS    
Wayne  NYS    
Wayne1939 NYS    
Wayne1976 NYS    
Wayne  NYFA_1990    
Westchester  NYFA_1990    
Westchester1936 NYS    
Westchester2000 BKL
BKL00012815
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1910 BKL
BKL00058996
Herbarium Name Used: Vallisneria americana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming1976 NYS    
Wyoming1977 NYS    
Wyoming1972 NYS    
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Vallisneria asiatica Vallisneria asiatica Michx.   
Vallisneria neotropicalis Vallisneria neotropicalis Victorin, Contr. Inst. Bot. Univ. Montreal 46: 34. 1943.    
Vallisneria spiralis Vallisneria spiralis auct. non Linnaeus   
Vallisneria spiralis var. asiatica Vallisneria spiralis Linnaeus var. asiatica (Michx.) Torr.