Irish wildflowers

Photos: The Gearagh, Co.Cork

Broad-leaved Pondweed
Potamogeton natans
Liach Bhríde
Family: Potamogetonaceae

Flowering time: May-September. Aquatic perennial.

Dense spikes of tiny green/white flowers held above water level.
Floating leaves dark green with longitidual veins.
Oval to lanceolate. Submerged grass-like modified leaf stalks.

Common throughout Ireland in slow-moving freshwater.

Identification by Paul Green
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