This perennial submerged aquatic grass can be found in slow-flowing waters that are 3 to 7 feet deep. Its buoyant leaves are identifiable by their light-colored center stripe. It produces small, green-brown flowers.
Stems are flat and grow up to 7 inches long, while buoyant leaves grow up to 3 inches long and feature a light-colored center stripe. This plant produces small, green-brown flowers.
Ribbon-leaf pondweed is found in lakes, ponds and slow-flowing waters.
This plant is found throughout the continental United States and Canada.
Ribbon-leaf pondweed reproduces through a combination of seeds, sprigs and roots. Fruits and seeds begin to show during summer.