Beeslick Pond, Salisbury
Beeslick Pond is a small 27-acre pond in
In a June 2006 survey, 13 aquatic plant species were collected, including 2 invasive species, curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) and water chestnut (Trapa natans). Both were found in small quantities. Salisbury, CT.
Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum) is found uniformly throughout the entire pond, except for a small area in the northern-most point and the northeast shore that is shaded from sunlight by the floating pond lily yellow water lily (Nuphar variegata). Yellow water lily is also found along the northwest shore, with coontail, white water lily (Nymphaea odorata), leafy pondweed (Potamogeton foliosus), and water chestnut. Water chestnut is also found in small patches in the middle of the northern end of the pond. Northern watermilfoil (Myriophyllum sibiricum) is found in larger patches in the middle and southern-middle of the pond and slightly further south is a sizeable stand of white water lily, yellow water lily, and greater duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza). Canadia waterweed (Elodea canadensis) is found all along the southwest shore, extending several meters in from the shore and intermingled with coontail. Patches of Sago pondweed (Stuckenia pectinata), curlyleaf pondweed, and leafy pondweed can be found along the outskirts of the yellow water lily on the northeast shore.
Species recorded in a 2006 survey of Beeslick Pond.
||White water lily
||Yellow water lily