Table 1Brazilian Elodea

Lake Leland Integrated Aquatic Plant Management Plan

Table 1: Relative abundance of plants sampled at four different depths on 27 transects at 150 meter intervals around the shoreline of Lake Leland on September 3-5, 1997.  1 = sparse, 2 = moderate, 3 = dense. Only transect 1 is included here. The Lake Leland Plan is available at the Department of Ecology Library, the State Library, and at the Jefferson County Conservation District.

Transect #1

Plant Species 0.5 m 1.0 m 2.0 m 3.0 m
Aquatic byrophyte (moss - liverwort)        
Carex sp. (sedge)        
Ceratophyllum demersum (coontail)        
Egeria densa (Brazilian elodea) 1      
Elocharis sp. (spike rush)        
Elodea candensis (common elodea) 1      
Equisetum sp. (horse tail)        
Grass (unidentified)        
Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag iris)        
Lemna minor (duckweed)        
Lysimachia nummularia (creeping Jenny)        
Mimulus guttatus (monkey flower)        
Nitella sp. (stonewort)        
Nuphar lutea (yellow water lily)        
Nymphaea odorata (fragrant water lily)        
Phalaris arundinacia (reed canary grass)        
Potamogeton amplifolius (large-leaf)        
Potamogeton epihydrus (ribbon leaf)        
Potamogeton praelongus (whitestem)        
Potamogeton robbinsii (fernleaf) 1      
Potamogeton sp. (thin-leaf pondweed)        
Potentilla palustris (marsh cinquefoil)        
Salix spp. (willow)        
Sagittaria sp. (arrowhead)        
Scirpus acutus (hardstem bulrush)        
Scirpus lacustris validus (softstem bulrush)        
Sedge, unidentifed        
Solanum dulcamara (European bittersweet)        
Sparganium angustifolium (narrowleaf bur-reed)        
Spiraea douglasii (hardhack)        
Spirodela polyrhizea (great duckweed)        
Spirogyra spp. (filamentous algae)        
Sponge     2 1
Typha sp. (cattail)        
Wolfia sp. (watermeal)        


Return to the Table of Contents

Questions about this page?
Contact Kathy Hamel by e-mail at