Taxon profile


Nuttall's Waterweed
Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Hydrocharitaceae »  genus Elodea - waterweed

Scientific synonyms

Anacharis nuttallii Planch.
Philotria nuttallii (Planch.) Rydb.
Philotria angustifolia (Muhl.) Britt. ex Rydb.
Elodea columbiana St. John
Udora verticillata var. minor Engelm. ex Caspary
Philotria minor (Engelm. ex Caspary) Small
Elodea minor (Engelm. ex Caspary) Farw.
Philotria occidentalis (Pursh) House
Elodea occidentalis (Pursh) St. John
Anacharis occidentalis (Pursh) Victorin

Other names

= Nuttall Waterweed
= Western Waterweed

Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [64311330]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) St. John]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) H. St. John]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Elodea nuttallii (Planch.) St. John]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Elodea nuttallii (Planchon) St. John, 1920]

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