Ceratophyllum demersum L.
FamilyCeratophyllaceae — APG family: Ceratophyllaceae
Common namehornwort
DescriptionRoot lacking; dark-green, submerged stems with leaves in whorls, dichotomously dissected into stiff, linear, serrate divisions; flowers in axils, monoecious, lacking corolla, the staminate with numerous anthers, the pistillate with 1 style; fruit with 2 long spines and the remaining style.
EcologyQuiet water. Described from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.