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Sonoran Desert Plants
Stuckenia pectinata (Sago Pondweed)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: in water, aquatic
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: linear to filamentous
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: summer to fall
Spines: spineless
Family: Potamogetonaceae (pondweed family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2013. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 5. Monocots except grasses. Phytoneuron 2013-76, 1-59 page 52 (4.6 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Stuckenia pectinata (opens in a new tab).






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