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Najas wrightiana A. Braun
Wright's waternymph

Family: Hydrocharitaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas), Mexico, Central America and South America (Venezuela).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, visit the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

Other data on Najas wrightiana available from :

Najas wrightiana has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native

Najas wrightiana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Najas wrightiana has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Disturbed Wetland
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Strand Swamp