Rak Pond
Rak Pond, Middletown

Rak Pond

2015 Aquatic Plant Survey of Rak Pond

Transect Data | 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 purple bladderwort (Utricularia purpurea), arrowhead (Sagittaria species), and low watermilfoil (Myriophyllum humile). Emergent plants including rush (Juncus species), common reed (Phragmites australis), and arrowhead were frequently observed along the shoreline. No vegetation appeared to be a nuisance.

Species recorded in our 2015 survey of Rak Pond.
Scientific Names
Arrowhead Low watermilfoil Rush
Common bladderwort Pondweed Sedge
Common reed Primrose-Willow Spikerush
Humped bladderwort Purple bladderwort Water starwort