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Classification of Natural Ponds and Lakes
in the Glaciated Prairie Region

Appendix B -- Glossary of Names and Plants


Plants mentioned in the report are listed alphabetically by scientific names.

Agoseris glauca (Pursh) Raf.Prairie False Dandelion
Agropyron repens (L.) Beauv.Quackgrass
Agropyron smithii Rydb.Western Wheatgrass
Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) MalteSlender Wheatgrass
Alisma gramineum K. C. Gmel.Narrowleaf Waterplantain
Alisma triviale PurshWestern Waterplantain
Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.Shortawn Foxtail
Amaranthus retroflexus L.Rough Pigweed
Ambrosia psilostachya D.C.Perennial Ragweed
Androsace occidentalis PurshFairy Candelabra
Anemone canadensis L.Canada Anemone
Apocynum sibiricum Jacq.Claspingleaf Dogbane
Artemisia biennis Willd.Biennial Wormwood
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.White Sage
Asclepias speciosa Torr.Showy Milkweed
Aster brachyactis BlakeRayless Aster
Aster ericoides L.Smallflower Aster
Aster junciformis Rydb.Rush Aster
Aster simplex Willd.Lowland White Aster
Atriplex patula L.Orach
Bacopa rotundifolia (Michx.) Wettst.Waterhyssop
Beckmannia syzigachne (Nutt.) Fern.Sloughgrass
Bidens frondosa L.Common Beggarticks
Boltonia latisquama GrayFalse-aster
Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. WheelerField Mustard
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) Nutt.
var. macouniana (Vasey) Stebbins
Bluejoint Reedgrass
Calamagrostis inexpansa GrayNorthern Reedgrass
Callitriche hermaphroditica L.Northern Waterstarwort
Callitriche palustris L.Common Waterstarwort
Carex aquatilis Wahlenb.Water Sedge
Carex atherodes Spreng.Slough Sedge
Carex aurea Nutt.Golden Sedge
Carex interior BaileySedge
Carex laeviconica Dew.Sedge
Carex lanuginosa Michx.Sedge
Carex praegracilis W. BoottSedge
Carex rostrata StokesBeaked Sedge
Carex sartwellii Dew.Sedge
Carex vulpinoidea Michx.Fox Sedge
Ceratophyllum demersum L.Coontail
Chara spp. ValliantMuskgrass
Chenopodium rubrum L.Red Goosefoot
Chenopoidium salinum Standl.Oakleaf Goosefoot
Cicuta maculata L.Common Waterhemlock
Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.Canadian Thistle
Crepis runcinata (James) T. & G.Scapose Hawksbeard
Cyperus acuminatus Torr. & Hook.Cyperus
Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) Beauv.Tufted Hairgrass
Descurainia sophia (L.) WebbFlixweed
Distichlis stricta (Torr.) Rydb.Saltgrass
Drepanocladus spp. C.M.Aquatic Moss
Echinochloa crusgalli (L.) Beauv.Wild Millet
Ellisia nyctelea L.Waterpod
Eleocharis acicularis (L.) R. & S.Needle Spikerush
Eleocharis calva Torr.Slender Spikerush
Eleocharis engelmanni Steud.Engelmann's Spikerush
Eleocharis palustris (L.) R. & S.Common Spikerush
Epilobium glandulosum Lehm.Northern Willowherb
Epilobium leptophyllum Raf.Willowherb
Erigeron canadensis L.Horseweed
Eriophorum angustifolium HonckenyTall Cottongrass
Eupatorium maculatum L.Joe-pye Weed
Gentiana procera Holm.Small Fringed Gentian
Glaux maritima L.Sea Milkwort
Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.Fowl Mannagrass
Glycyrrhiza lepidota (Nutt.) PurshWild Licorice
Gratiola neglecta Torr.Hedge Hyssop
Helenium autumnale L.Sneezeweed
Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.Narrowleaf Sunflower
Helianthus rydbergii BrittonClustered Sunflower
Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.Sweetgrass
Hippuris vulgaris L.Marestail
Hordeum jubatum L.Wild Barley
Hypoxis hirsuta (L.) CovilleYellow Stargrass
Iva xanthifolia Nutt.False Ragweed
Juncus balticus Willd.Baltic Rush
Juncus dudleyi Wieg.Dudley's Rush
Juncus interior Wieg.Rush
Juncus torreyi CovilleTorrey's Rush
Kochia scoparia (L.) RothKochia
Lactuca scariola L.Prickly Lettuce
Lemna minor L.Common Duckweed
Lemna trisulca L.Star Duckweed
Lilium philadelphicum L.Red Lily
Lindernia dubia (L.) PennellFalse Pimpernel
Lobelia kalmii L.Kalm's Lobelia
Lycopus asper GreeneWestern Waterhorehound
Lysimachia hybrida Michx.Lanceleaf Loosestrife
Lysimachia thrysiflora L.Tufted Loosestrife
Marsilea mucronata A. Br.Water Fern
Mentha arvensis L.Wild Mint
Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen) Parodi.Scratchgrass
Myriophyllum exalbescens Fern.Common Watermilfoil
Panicum capillare L.Witchgrass
Panicum virgatum L.Switchgrass
Parnassia palustris L.Bog Star
Phalaris arundinacea L.Reed Canarygrass
Phragmites communis Trin.Phragmites
Plagiobothrys scopulorum (Greene) I. M. JohnstonFalse-purslane
Plantago eriopoda Torr.Alkali Plantain
Poa palustris L.Fowl Bluegrass
Poa pratensis L.Kentucky Bluegrass
Polygonum amphibium L.Water Smartweed
Polygonum coccineum Muhl.Marsh Smartweed
Polygonum convolvulus L.Black Bindweed
Polygonum lapathifolium L.Nodding Smartweed
Polygonum prolificum L.Longbranch Knotweed
Potamogeton gramineus L.Variableleaf Pondweed
Potamogeton pectinatus L.Sago Pondweed
Potamogeton richardsonii (Ar. Benn.) Rydb.Claspingleaf Pondweed
Potentilla anserina L.Silverweed
Potentilla norvegica L.Rough Cinquefoil
Puccinellia nuttalliana (Schultes) Hitchc.Alkaligrass
Ranunculus cymbalaria PurshSeaside Buttercup
Ranunculus gmelini DC.Bog Watercrowfoot
Ranunculus macounii Britt.Macoun's Buttercup
Ranunculus sceleratus L.Cursed Buttercup
Ranunculus septentrionalis Poir.Swamp Buttercup
Ranunculus trichophyllus chaixWhite Watercrowfoot
Riccia fluitans L.Aquatic Liverwort
Ricciocarpus natans (L.) CordaAquatic Liverwort
Rorippa islandica (Oeder) BorbasMarsh Cress
Rosa arkansana PorterPrairie Rose
Rosa woodsii Lindl.Western Rose
Rumex maritimus L.Golden Dock
Rumex mexicanus Meisn.Narrowleaf Dock
Rumex occidentalis S. Wats.Western Dock
Ruppia maritima L.Saltwater Widgeongrass
Ruppia occidentalis S. Wats.Western Widgeongrass
Sagittaria cuneata SheldonArumleaf Arrowhead
Salicornia rubra Nels.Samphire
Salix candida FluggeHoary Willow
Salix interior RowleeSandbar Willow
Salsola kali L.Russian Thistle
Scirpus acutus Muhl.Hardstem Bulrush
Scirpus americanus Pers.Common Threesquare
Scirpus atrovirens Willd.Dark-green Bulrush
Scirpus fluviatilis (Torr.) GrayRiver Bulrush
Scirpus heterochaetus ChaseSlender Bulrush
Scirpus nevadensis S. Wats.Nevada Bulrush
Scirpus paludosus A. Nels.Alkali Bulrush
Scirpus validus Vahl.Softstem Bulrush
Scolochloa festucacea (Willd.) LinkWhitetop
Scutellaria epilobiifolia A. HamiltonMarsh Skullcap
Senecio congestus (R. Br.) DC.Marsh Ragwort
Setaria glauca (L.) Beauv.Yellow Foxtail
Sium suave Walt.Water-parsnip
Solidago altissima L.Tall Goldenrod
Solidago graminifolia (L.) Salisb.Narrowleaf Goldenrod
Sonchus arvensis L.Sow-thistle
Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm.Giant Burreed
Spartina gracilis Trin.Alkali Cordgrass
Spartina pectinata Link.Prairie Cordgrass
Stachys palustris L.Marsh Hedgenettle
Suaeda depressa (Pursh) S. Wats.Western Seablite
Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.Wolfberry
Taraxacum officinale WeberCommon Dandelion
Teucrium occidentale GrayGermander
Thlaspi arvense L.Field Pennycress
Triglochin maritima L.Common Arrowgrass
Typha "glauca" Godr.1Hybrid Cattail
Utricularia vulgaris L.Common Bladderwort
Vernonia fasciculata Michx.Western Ironweed
Veronica peregrina L.Purslane Speedwell
Viola nephrophylla GreeneKidneyleaf Violet
Xanthium italicum MorettiCocklebur
Zannichellia palustris L.Horned Pondweed
Zigadenus elegans PurshWhite Camas
Zizia aptera (Gray) FernGolden Alexanders
1Recent investigations show this to be a hybrid between Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia.

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