Pondweeds (Potamogeton/Vidat/Natar)

The flowers of pondweed on the surface of water.

When talking about aquatic plant species with general public the most commonly known species is pondweed, especially Perfoliate pondweed (Potamogeton perfoliatus/Ahvenvita/Ålnate). Pondweeds grow in both clear and murky waters, soft bottom, and mixed bottom, and that is why they are very common in the Bothnian Bay area. Pondweed can get stuck to fishing equipment and […]