Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Zannichellia palustris Linnaeus
(Horned Pondweed)


Family: Zannichelliaceae

Status: Native

Synonyms:
None

Zannichellia palustris is found in quiet water or at the edge of flowing water. The carpels taper into a short style. The fruit is a nutlet.



Zannichellia palustris, photo Russ Kleinman & Danielle Walkup, Burro Mtns., Pancho Canyon, July 7, 2008



Zannichellia palustris, detail of carpels, photo Russ Kleinman & Danielle Walkup, Burro Mtns., Pancho Canyon, July 7, 2008



Zannichellia palustris, growth habit, Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Gila River at the Lichty Center, June 24, 2008



Zannichellia palustris, 3x macro of carpels, Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Denise Friedrick, Burro Mtns., Pancho Cyn., June 7, 2009


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