Rak Pond, Middletown

Rak Pond

Rak Pond

2015 Aquatic Plant Survey of Rak Pond

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Transect Data (23 KB, .pdf format*)  | Water Data

        Rak Pond is a two acre private pond in Middletown, CT.  Our CAES IAPP 2015 aquatic plant survey found 12 native aquatic plant species and no invasive species. Prolific submersed plants included;  Utricularia purpurea (purple bladderwort), Sagittaria species (arrowhead) and Myriophyllum humile (low water milfoil).  Emergent plants including; Juncas species, Phragmites species, and Sagittaria species (arrowhead) were frequently observed along the shoreline.  No vegetation appeared to be a nuisance.

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Species recorded in our 2015 survey of Rak Pond.  Click on a plant to view herbarium mount.  (Invasive species in bold)
Eleocharis species
Juncas species
Phragmities species
Unidentified sedge
Utricularia gibba

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