Mousam Lake

Acton, Shapleigh, York, Maine
MIDAS 3838

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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aquatic moss spp. aquatic moss spp. arrowhead, common Sagittaria latifolia arrowhead, grass-leaved Sagittaria graminea arrowhead, northern Sagittaria cuneata arrowhead, spp. Sagittaria spp. bladderwort, common Utricularia vulgaris bladderwort, floating Utricularia radiata bladderwort, horned Utricularia cornuta bladderwort, humped Utricularia gibba bladderwort, large purple Utricularia purpurea bladderwort, lesser Utricularia minor bladderwort, northern Utricularia intermedia bladderwort, spp. Utricularia spp. bryozoan colony (ectoprocta) Bryozoa bulrush, common three-square Schoenoplectus pungens bulrush, water Schoenoplectis subterminalis bur-reed, European Sparganium emersum bur-reed, floating leaf Sparganium fluctuans bur-reed, narrow floating-leaf Sparganium angustifolium bur-reed, small Sparganium natans bur-reed, spp. (emergent) Sparganium spp. cattail, narrowleaf Typha angustifolia coontail Ceratophyllum demersum golden pert Gratiola aurea hornwort, prickly Ceratophyllum echinatum horsetail, water Equisetum fluviatile little floating heart Nymphoides cordata mannagrass, boreal Glyceria borealis marsh St. Johnswort, Virginia Triadenum virginicum metaphyton (colonial algae "clouds") metaphyton muskgrass Chara spp. naiad, slender Najas flexilis naiad, thread-like Najas gracillima pickerel weed Pontedaria cordata pipewort Eriocaulon aquaticum pitcherplant, purple Sarracenia purpurea pondweed, Berchtold's slender Potamogeton berchtoldii pondweed, blunt-leaf Potamogeton obtusifolius pondweed, budding slender Potamogeton gemmiparus pondweed, fern Potamogeton robbinsii pondweed, floating-leaf Potamogeton natans pondweed, large-leaf Potamogeton amplifolius pondweed, Oakes' Potamogeton oakesianus pondweed, ribbon-leaf Potamogeton epihydrous pondweed, sago Potamogeton pectinatus pondweed, slender Potamogeton pusillus pondweed, small Potamogeton pusilloid spp. pondweed, snail-seed Potamogeton bicupulatus pondweed, spiral-fruited Potamogeton spirillus pondweed, variable Potamogeton gramineus pondweed, Vasey's Potamogeton vaseyi quillwort Isoetes spp. quillwort, Tuckerman's Isoetes tuckermanii rush, brown-fruited Juncus pelocarpus rush, Canadian Juncus canadensis spatterdock Nuphar variegata spearwort, creeping Ranunculus flammula spikerush, creeping Eleocharis palustris spikerush, needle Eleocharis acicularis spikerush, Robbin's Eleocharis robbinsii spikerush, spp. Eleocharis spp. sponge, freshwater spp. sponge, freshwater St. Johnswort, northern Hypericum boreale St. Johnswort, pale Hypericum ellipticum stonewort spp. Nitella spp. sundew, spoonleaf Drosera intermedia threeway sedge Dulichium arundinaceum water awlwort Subularia aquatica water crowfoot, white Ranunculus aquatilis var. diffusus water crowfoot, yellow Ranunculus flabellaris water lily, fragrant Nymphaea odorata water lobelia Lobelia dortmanna water marigold Bidens beckii water-milfoil, alternate-flowered Myriophyllum alterniflorum water-milfoil, dwarf Myriophyllum tenellum water-milfoil, low Myriophyllum humile water-milfoil, spp. Myriophyllum spp. water-milfoil, whorled Myriophyllum verticillatum water parsnip Sium suave water-purslane, common Ludwigia palustris watershield Brasenia schreberi water smartweed Persicaria amphibia water starwort, large Callitriche heterophylla water starwort, spp. Callitriche spp. waterweed, common Elodea canadensis waterweed, slender Elodea nutallii waterwort Elatine minima wild celery (eel grass) Vallisneria americana