Elodea canadensis

Family:Hydrocharitaceae
Species:Elodea canadensis L. Rich. ex Michx.
Common Name:common waterweed, broad waterweed
Habitat:Lakes, ponds, small pools, streams, tidal stream, and rivers. Fairly abundant and often forming dense patches in a variety of aquatic habitats, often in quiet water.
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 Elodea
Species Elodea canadensis L. Rich. ex Michx. - common waterweed, broad waterweed

Citation

Citation Elodea canadensis Michaux, Flora Boreali-Americana. 1: 20. 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: CANADA: Quebec: Environs de Montreal, s.d., Michaux s.n. (holotype: P; isotypes: P).

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany1936 NYS    
Albany1941 NYS    
Albany1937 NYS    
Albany1992 NYS    
Albany1925 NYS    
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1934 BKL
BKL00058969
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1976 BKL
BKL00058986
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1904 BKL
BKL00058979
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1977 BKL
BKL00058990
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus1958 NYS    
Cattaraugus1957 NYS    
Cattaraugus1998 NYS    
Cattaraugus1930 NYS    
Cayuga  NYFA_1990    
Cayuga1918 NYS    
Chautauqua1993 NYS    
Chautauqua1937 NYS    
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990    
Chenango  NYFA_1990    
Clinton1931 NYS    
Clinton1930 NYS    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1936 NYS    
Columbia1935 NYS    
Columbia1933 NYS    
Columbia1985 NYS    
Cortland  NYFA_1990    
Cortland1936 NYS    
Dutchess1934 NYS    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Erie1927 NYS    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Essex1960 NYS    
Essex1969 NYS    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Essex1932 NYS    
Essex1933 CONN    
Genesee1944 NYS    
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1927 NYS    
Jefferson1931 NYS    
Jefferson1932 NYS    
Jefferson1921 NYS    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1946 NYS    
Livingston1979 NYS    
Livingston1977 NYS    
Madison1919 NYS    
Madison1929 NYS    
Madison1942 NYS    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1922 NYS    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1939 NYS    
Montgomery2005 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
Town of Florida 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Montgomery2005 FMCC
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
Town of Florida 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Niagara1939 NYS    
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Oneida1912 NYS    
Oneida1885 NYS    
Oneida1914 NYS    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga1935 NYS    
Onondaga1871 BKL
BKL00058977
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga1955 NYS    
Onondaga1949 NYS    
Ontario1978 NYS    
Ontario1976 NYS    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Ontario1923 NYS    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange  NYFA_1990    
Orange1999 BKL
BKL00010865
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00036389
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1935 NYS    
Orleans1878 BKL
BKL00058972
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orleans1953 NYS    
Oswego1928 NYS    
Oswego1934 NYS    
Oswego1939 NYS    
Oswego1987 NYS    
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Oswego1932 NYS    
Oswego1873 NYS    
Oswego1935 NYS    
Oswego1924 NYS    
Oswego1944 NYS    
Oswego1970 RCFS
accession # 10492
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1997 RCFS
accession # 12451
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1997 NYS    
Otsego2010 SUCO
9542
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  6/28/2013 - Connie Tedesco
Otsego  NYS    
Putnam1989 NYS    
Putnam1915 BKL
BKL00011249
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Putnam1975 BKL
BKL00058989
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1989 CONN    
Queens1928 BKL
BKL00058974
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer2000 NYS    
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Richmond1911 BKL
BKL00058978
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1887 BKL
BKL00058985
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Saratoga1923 NYS    
Saratoga1934 NYS    
Saratoga1924 NYS    
Schenectady  NYS    
Schenectady1943 NYS    
Schuyler1934 NYS    
Schuyler  NYFA_1990    
Seneca  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1935 NYS    
St. Lawrence1914 NYS    
St. Lawrence1930 NYS    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1916 BKL
BKL00058975
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL
BKL00058973
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1911 BKL
BKL00058980
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1893 BKL
BKL00058983
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1936 BKL
BKL00058984
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1999 BKL
BKL00010929
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1988 BKL
BKL00058988
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan1977 BKL
BKL00058987
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1887 BKL
BKL00058982
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00058981
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Warren1942 NYS    
Warren1927 NYS    
Washington1931 NYS    
Washington1932 CONN    
Washington1932 NYS    
Washington1937 NYS    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Wayne1978 NYS    
Wayne1939 NYS    
Wayne  NYFA_1990    
Westchester1869 BKL
BKL00058971
Herbarium Name Used: Elodea canadensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming1979 NYS    
Wyoming1977 NYS    
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Anacharis canadensis Anacharis canadensis (Michx.) Planch.Elodea canadensis Michaux, Flora Boreali-Americana. 1: 20. 1803.  
Anacharis canadensis var. planchonii Anacharis canadensis (Michx.) Planch. var. planchonii (Caspary) Victorin   
Elodea brandegeeae Elodea brandegeeae St. John   
Elodea ioensis Elodea ioensis Wylie   
Elodea linearis Elodea linearis (Rydb.) St. John   
Elodea planchonii Elodea planchonii Casp., Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1857: 47. 1857.    
Philotria canadensis Philotria canadensis (Michx.) Britt.   
Philotria linearis Philotria linearis Rydberg, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 464. 1908.