Botanical Name: Potamogeton cheesemanii

Common Name: Small-fruit pondweed

Type: Herb


  • Floating leaves are stalked with thick/leathery round/egg shaped leaves
  • Submerged stem is thin & translucent
  • Flowers are green September – April with a short, dense flowering spike
  • Good small water plant for shallow ponds


  • Aquatic & semi aquatic
  • Still to slow flowing water to 0.5 m deep
  • Full sun & semi shade