Taxon: Limnobium spongia (Bosc) Rich. ex Steud.

Genus: Limnobium
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Hydrocharitoideae
Nomen number: 419810
Place of publication: Nomencl. bot. ed. 2, 2:45. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States New York
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia


  • Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vol. 2000 (Aquat NE NAmer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  • Lowden, R. M. 1992. Floral variation and taxonomy of Limnobium L. C. Richard (Hydrocharitaceae) (Rhodora) 94:126.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)


Check other web resources for Limnobium spongia (Bosc) Rich. ex Steud. :