Elodea canadensis Michx.

Canadian Pondweed

Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 20 (1803) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

See generic description for diagnostic features.

*CVU, *EGL, *EGU, *GipP, *Glep, *Gold, *HSF, *MuF, *NIS, *OtP, *OtR, *RobP, *VRiv, *VVP, *Wim. Also NSW, Tas. In still to swift-flowing freshwater of lakes, reservoirs, rivers and irrigation channels, to depths of at least 3 m. Flowering time not known.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Hydrocharitaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Alismatales
genus Elodea
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Elodea canadensis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Elodea canadensis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present naturalised
Glenelg Plain present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Robinvale Plains present naturalised
Murray Fans present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Plain present naturalised
Goldfields present introduced
Central Victorian Uplands present naturalised
Northern Inland Slopes present introduced
East Gippsland Lowlands present introduced
East Gippsland Uplands present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised
Otway Ranges present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
Queensland
New South Wales
Victoria
Tasmania