Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

Resembles a miniture water lily.  Grows in dense, large colonies.  Leaves are slightly larger than a quarter and heart-shaped.  In the fall, the plant falls apart, drops to the bottom of the lake and decomposes, which in large volumes, depletes the water of oxygen. 

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
frog-bit
Type: 
Non-Native
Herbaceous Plants - Annuals, Biennials, Perennials
Native Region: 
Europe

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