Lakeview Lake (Willow Lake), West Hartford
Lakeview Lake Species Map

2006 Aquatic Plant Survey Map of Lakeview Lake

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Lakeview lake is a 2.7 acre pond in West Hartford, CT . Our August, 2006 survey, found only six species of aquatic plants.  The southern 1/3 of the lake is filled with nearly impenetrable filamentous algae and free floating Wolffia and Lemna minor. This vegetation blocks the light and inhibits other plant growth.  The east and west shores in the middle of the lake support an even mix of Potamogeton pusillus and Najas flexilis.  In addition, the East shore has small quantities of Sagittaria sp. and Ludwigia palustris.  The Northern portion of the lake was devoid of all notable plant life, except for one patch of Potamogeton pusillus.

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Species recorded in our 2006 survey of Lakeview Lake. Click on plant to view herbarium mount. (Invasive species in bold).

Lemna minor

Ludwigia palustris

Najas flexilis

Potamogeton bicupulatus

Sagittaria sp.

Wolffia


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