Elodea Michx.

First published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 20 (1803)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is America. It is a Bulbous geophyte.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arkansas, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Ecuador, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Suriname, Tennessee, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China South-Central, China Southeast, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Hawaii, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Morocco, Netherlands, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Society Is., South Australia, South Carolina, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tasmania, Texas, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Ukraine, Victoria, West Siberia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0