OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Najadaceae, Water Nymph family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Southern Naiad, Southern Waternymph, Common Naiad

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Najas guadalupensis var. guadalupensis   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Najas guadalupensis ssp. guadalupensis   FAMILY: Najadaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas guadalupensis 025-01-001   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Lakes, rivers, impoundments

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Slender Naiad, Slender Waternymph, Bushy Naiad

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Najas gracillima   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas gracillima   FAMILY: Najadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas gracillima 025-01-002   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, slow-moving streams

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Spinyleaf Naiad, Brittle Waternymph

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Najas minor   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas minor   FAMILY: Najadaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Najas minor 025-01-003   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, and reservoirs, particularly where eutrophic

Common (uncommon in NC) (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Narrowleaf Naiad, needleleaf waternymph

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Najas filifolia   FAMILY: Hydrocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Najas filifolia   FAMILY: Najadaceae

 

Habitat: Lakes

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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