Elodea canadensis

Species:Elodea canadensis Michx.
Status:Native, OBL (NWPL)
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Sub Class
Genus Elodea
Species Elodea canadensis Michx. - CANADIAN WATERWEED


Citation ELODEA CANADENSIS Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 20. 1803.
Basionym: **
Type: CANADA: Quebec: Environs de Montreal, s.d., Michaux s.n. (holotype: P; isotypes: P).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Jackson FLAS  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anacharis canadensis Anacharis canadensis (Michaux) Planchon, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2. 1: 86. 1848.BASIONYM: Elodea canadensis Michaux 1803. 
Philotria canadensis Philotria canadensis (Michaux) Britton, Science, ser. 2 2: 5. 1895.BASIONYM: Elodea canadensis Michaux 1803. 
Serpicula canadensis Serpicula canadensis (Michaux) Eaton, Man. Bot., ed. 5. 390. 1829.BASIONYM: Elodea canadensis Michaux 1803. 
Udora canadensis Udora canadensis (Michaux) Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 242. 1818.BASIONYM: Elodea canadensis Michaux 1803. 
Anacharis alsinastrum Anacharis alsinastrum Babington, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2. 1: 83. 1848. TYPE: ENGLAND: Leicestershire: Market Harborough, in ponds connected with the canal at Foxton Locks, Sep 1847, Kirby s.n. (holotype: CGE).
Anacharis canadensis var. latifolia Anacharis canadensis (Michaux) Planchon, var. latifolia (Caspary) Sanio, Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 32: 121. 1890.BASIONYM: Elodea latifolia Caspary 1857. 
Anacharis canadensis var. planchonii Anacharis canadensis (Michaux) Planchon, var. planchonii (Caspary) Victorin, Contr. Lab. Bot. Univ. Montreal 18: 40. 1931.BASIONYM: Elodea planchonii Caspary 1857. 
Anacharis linearis Anacharis linearis (Rydberg) Victorin, Contr. Lab. Bot. Univ. Montreal 18: 41. 1931.BASIONYM: Philotria linearis Rydberg 1908. 
Anacharis planchonii Anacharis planchonii (Caspary) Rydberg, Fl. Plains N. Amer. 57. 1932.BASIONYM: Elodea planchonii Caspary 1857. 
Elodea brandegeae Elodea brandegeae H. Saint John, Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 30(2): 25. 1962. TYPE: CALIFORNIA: Nevada Co.: Truckee, pools above lumber mills, Jul 1908, Brandegee s.n. (holotype: UC).
Elodea canadensis var. latifolia Elodea canadensis Michaux, var. latifolia (Caspary) Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 1: 403. 1897.BASIONYM: Elodea latifolia Caspary 1857. 
Elodea canadensis var. planchonii Elodea canadensis Michaux, var. planchonii (Caspary) Farwell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 10: 203. 1927.BASIONYM: Elodea planchonii Caspary 1857. 
Elodea ioensis Elodea ioensis Wylie, Bull. Lab. Nat. Hist. Iowa State Univ. 6(4): 48. 1913, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Philotria iowensis Wylie 1911. 
Elodea latifolia Elodea latifolia Caspary, Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1857: 47. 1857.  
Elodea linearis Elodea linearis (Rydberg) H. Saint John, Rhodora 67: 29. 1965.BASIONYM: Philotria linearis Rydberg 1908. 
Elodea oblongifolia Elodea oblongifolia Michaux ex Caspary, in Pringsheim, Jahrb. Wiss. Bot. 1: 462. 1858.  
Elodea planchonii Elodea planchonii Casp., Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1857: 47. 1857. TYPE: CANADA: Saskatchewan: Without data, Drummond s.n. (holotype: K; isotype: S).
Philotria iowensis Philotria iowensis Wylie, Science, ser. 2. 33: 263. 1911. TYPE: IOWA: East Okoboji Lake, 1911, Wylie s.n. (lectotype: NY; isolectotype: GH). Lectotypified by C. D. K. Cook & Urmi-König, Aquatic Bot. 21: 133. 1985.
Philotria linearis Philotria linearis Rydberg, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 464. 1908. TYPE: TENNESSEE: Davidson Co.: Swamps bordering on Cumberland River, vicinity of Nashville, Sep 1875, Gattinger s.n. (holotype: NY; isotypes: CAS, MO, NY, US).
Philotria planchonii Philotria planchonii (Caspary) Rydberg, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 462. 1908.BASIONYM: Elodea planchonii Caspary 1857. 


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