Deer Lake, Killingworth
Deer Lake Species Map

2009 Aquatic Plant Survey Map of Deer Lake

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Transect Data (24 KB, .pdf format*)  | Water Data

Deer Lake is a 32.0 acre lake located in Killingworth, CT. Most of the lake is undeveloped and bordered by forest.  The CAES IAPPSeptember, 2009 survey found 19 species of aquatic plants. Only Cabomba caroliniana was invasive but it covered most of the lake except for the deepest points in the center. Brasenia schreberi and Nymphaea odorata were the dominant plants near the lake’s shore. Potamogeton natans was also present in patches along the shore.

Find Common Names of Plants

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Species recorded in our 2009 Survey of Deer Lake. Click on plant name to view herbarium mount (invasive species listed in bold).

Brasenia schreberi

Cabomba caroliniana

Eleocharis sp.

Eriocaulon aquaticum

Gratiola aurea

Isoetes sp.

Myriophyllum humile

Najas gracillima

Nuphar variegata

Nymphaea odorata

Pontederia cordata

Potamogeton amplifolius

Potamogeton bicupulatus

Potamogeton natans

Utricularia gibba

Utricularia intermedia

Utricularia purpurea

Utricularia radiata

Utricularia vulgaris


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