Taxon: Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Borner

Genus: Stuckenia
Family: Potamogetonaceae
Nomen number: 416673
Place of publication: Fl. deut. Volk. 713. 1912
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sago pondweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • potamot pectiné  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (for waterfowl fide F NAmer)
  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed, as Potamogeton pectinatus)

Distributional Range:


    . nearly cosmopolitan in wetlands


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Haynes, R. R. & L. B. Holm-Nielsen 2003. Potamogetonaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 85:43.
  • Wiegleb, G. & Z. Kaplan 1998. An account of the species of Potamogeton L. (Potamogetonaceae) Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 33:305.


Check other web resources for Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Borner :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image