Lake Wassookeag (Dexter Pond)

Dexter, Penobscot, Maine
MIDAS 0227

Aquatic Plants

The following is a composite list, generated from all available plant data for this lake. The list may draw from one or multiple sources. The quality and completeness of the data will vary from lake to lake, depending upon the scope and the purpose of survey, as well as the level of expertise of the surveyor/s. Some surveys, for example those done by trained volunteers as part of and invasive aquatic plant screening surveys, have not been checked for accuracy, and are often not complete.

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(If no species display below, there are no data for this lake in our database. If you have additional data, please contact us. NOTE: MAPS MAY BE SLOW TO LOAD DEPENDING ON QUERY.)

aquatic moss spp. aquatic moss spp. arrowhead, common Sagittaria latifolia bladderwort, common Utricularia vulgaris bladderwort, spp. Utricularia spp. blueflag Iris versicolor bulrush, spp. Schoenoplectus spp. bur-reed, floating leaf Sparganium fluctuans bur-reed, narrow floating-leaf Sparganium angustifolium cattail, common Typha latifolia cattail spp. Typha spp. duckweed, common Lemna minor little floating heart Nymphoides cordata metaphyton (colonial algae "clouds") metaphyton muskgrass Chara spp. naiad, slender Najas flexilis naiad, spp Najas spp. naiad, thread-like Najas gracillima pickerel weed Pontedaria cordata pipewort Eriocaulon aquaticum pondweed, Berchtold's slender Potamogeton berchtoldii pondweed, budding slender Potamogeton gemmiparus pondweed, clasping-leaf Potamogeton perfoliatus pondweed, floating-leaf Potamogeton natans pondweed, large-leaf Potamogeton amplifolius pondweed, red Potamogeton alpinus pondweed, ribbon-leaf Potamogeton epihydrous pondweed, slender Potamogeton pusillus pondweed, small Potamogeton pusilloid spp. pondweed, snail-seed Potamogeton bicupulatus pondweed, spiral-fruited Potamogeton spirillus pondweed, variable Potamogeton gramineus pondweed, white-stem Potamogeton praelongus rush, bayonet Juncus militaris rush, brown-fruited Juncus pelocarpus spatterdock Nuphar variegata spearwort, creeping Ranunculus flammula spikerush, Robbin's Eleocharis robbinsii stonewort spp. Nitella spp. threeway sedge Dulichium arundinaceum water lily, fragrant Nymphaea odorata water lobelia Lobelia dortmanna water marigold Bidens beckii water-milfoil, alternate-flowered Myriophyllum alterniflorum water-milfoil, low Myriophyllum humile water smartweed Persicaria amphibia water starwort, spp. Callitriche spp. waterweed, common Elodea canadensis waterweed, slender Elodea nutallii wild celery (eel grass) Vallisneria americana wild rice Zizania aquatica