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Ajello's Pond, Seymour 2016

Ajello's Pond, Seymour

 

Ajello's Pond. Seymour

2016 Aquatic Plant Survey of Ajello's Pond

 

      Ajello’s Pond is a 6 acre private pond locatedin Seymour, CT. Our CAES IAPP 2016 aquatic plant survey found seven nativespecies. Free floating Lemna minor (common duckweed) and Wolffia species (watermeal) covered the surface of the pond along the eastern and southwestern shoreline. Najas flexilis (nodding waternymph) and Potamogeton bicupulatus (snailseed pondweed) were found scattered throughout the pond. Emergent plants, Phragmites species and Typha species were also found along the pond edges. The bottom of the pond was mostly covered in algae.

 

Species recorded in our 2016 survey of Ajello's Pond. Click on plant to view herbarium mount.
*Invasive Species
Nodding Waternymph 
 Snailseed Pondweed
Watermeal
Watershield