Sago Pondweed

Potamogeton pectinatus

No other common names. 

No other common names. 

Sago pondweed grows from thickly matted rhizomes. It has no floating leaves. The stems are thin and have highly branched leaves, about 1/16 of an inch wide and 2 to over 12 inches long tapering to a point. The leaves grow in thick layers and originate from a sheath. The fruit is nut-like 1/8 to 1/4 inches long and 1/10 to 1/8 inches wide.