Vallisneria americana Michx.
Common Name: TAPE-GRASS, WILD-CELERY, EEL-GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Submersed in lakes, ponds, and rivers, often in deep water (recorded to 6.4 m), spreading by rhizomes with tuberous tips which, like the fruit and other parts, are relished by waterfowl.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Crawford County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ogemaw County
Osceola County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1455.