An Aquatic Plant Identification Manual for Washington's Freshwater Plants


stem parts

Node: The place on the stem where a leaf, branch, or root is attached (or has been attached). 

Sheath: A tubular part surrounding another part, often papery. in pondweeds, the portion of the leaf that surrounds the stem.    

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