US Long-Term Ecological Research Network

Lake Wingra: Macrophyte Species Richness by Year

Species List

Common Name Scientific Name
American eelgrass Vallisneria americana
American white waterlily Nymphaea odorata ssp. tuberosa
American white waterlily Nymphaea odorata
baby pondweed Potamogeton pusillus
Canadian waterweed Elodea canadensis
coon's tail Ceratophyllum demersum
curly-leaved pondweed Potamogeton crispus
Eurasian watermilfoil Myriophyllum spicatum
FILAMENTOUS ALGAE
flat-stem pondweed Potamogeton zosteriformis
floatingleaf pondweed Potamogeton natans
grassleaf mudplantain Heteranthera dubia
horned pondweed Zannichellia palustris
illinois pondweed Potamogeton illinoensis
large-leaf pondweed Potamogeton amplifolius
leafy pondweed Potamogeton foliosus
least duckweed Lemna minor
nodding waternymph Najas flexilis
red-head pondweed Potamogeton richardsonii
ribbonleaf pondweed Potamogeton epihydrus
sago pondweed Stuckenia pectinata
shortspike watermilfoil Myriophyllum sibiricum
varigated yellow pond-lily Nuphar lutea ssp. variegata
watershield Brasenia schreberi
white-stem pondweed Potamogeton praelongus