Potamogeton tennesseensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPotamogetonaceae
Family (Traditional)Potamogetonaceae
GenusPotamogeton
Species:Potamogeton tennesseensis Fernald
Common NameTennessee Pondweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Aquatic; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: floating; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Arrangement: submerged; Leaf Arrangement: subopposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: spike; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 0; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 4; Placentation Type: Basal; Placentation Type: Marginal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4; Tepal Fusion: No; Tepal Number: 0
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G2G3 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100149135 Polk Tennessee V. E. McNeilus
EKY
Potamogeton tennesseensis
31973000017442 Cumberland Tennessee
KNK
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013213 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013200 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013218 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013220 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013207 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013203 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0241536 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013216 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013206 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013208 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013211 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013209 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013217 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013201 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013202 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
APSC0053077 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Potamogeton tennesseensis
APSC0071914 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013219 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013215 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013204 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013214 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013210 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013212 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0241537 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013221 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
TENN-V-0013205 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Potamogeton tennesseensis
APSC0053076 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Potamogeton tennesseensis
APSC0071913 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Potamogeton tennesseensis
APSC0051364 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Potamogeton tennesseensis
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Potamogeton tennesseensis - Dwayne Estes
Potamogeton tennesseensis - Dwayne Estes
Potamogeton tennesseensis - Dwayne Estes
Potamogeton tennesseensis - Dwayne Estes