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Taxon: Najas minor All.

Genus: Najas
Family: Hydrocharitaceae subfamily: Hydrilloideae. Also placed in: Najadaceae
Nomen number: 416233
Place of publication: Auctarium synops. meth. stirp. horti reg. Taurine 3. 1773 (Mélanges Philos. Math. Soc. Roy. Turin 5:55. 1774)
Name verified on: 08-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
ALª*, CTª, IAª, MAª, MEª, MNª, NCª, NEª, NHª, SCª, VT*, WAª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • brittle naiad   (Source: NPB State Noxweed WA [http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/washington.pdf]) – English
  • European naiad   (Source: NPB State Noxweed ME [http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/maine.pdf]) – English
  • slender naiad   (Source: NPB State Noxweed ME [http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/maine.pdf]) – English
  • slender-leaf naiad   (Source: NPB State Noxweed WA [http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/washington.pdf]) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Najas minor All.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?416233 (24 July 2014)

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