Blunt Pondweed, Slender Pondweed.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA.
Stationary and slow-moving water up to 5m deep in creeks, rivers, channels and lakes, usually on deep silt or gravel.
Submerged rhizomatous annual or perennial aquatic with cylindrical stems to 4m long and linear leaves to 10cm long.
Tolerates slightly saline water.
Early Dec to late Jan. Monitor closely as mature seeds shed in 3-14 days.
By division or cuttings placed in submerged sand.
Useful in dams. May obstruct irrigation channels early spring/summer.
Valuable to waterfowl and fish.