Ribbonweed, Eelweed, Eel Grass, Freshwater Eelgrass.
Vallisneria nana, Vallisneria gigantea.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA, NT, WA.
Stationary or flowing fresh water to about 4m deep.
Submerged tufted stoloniferous perennial aquatic with strap-like leaves.
Weed in irrigation channels.
Inconspicuous flowers during warmer months.
By division. Reproduces mainly from stolons.
Black Swans feed on the rhizomes.