most whorls have 5 leaves, but some may have 4. The leaves have teeth
that are easily visible. If you collected roots, there may be some swollen root parts
(tubers) sort of like little SAV potatoes!
|South American Elodea
most whorls have 4 leaves, but some may have 5 or 3. Some of the
leaves are >3 mm (1/8 inch) wide. The whorls near the tips of this plant tend to be
very tightly bunched. The leaves may have teeth, but they are very small and difficult to
most whorls have 3 leaves, but some may have 4. All of the leaves are less than 3 mm (1/8 inch) wide. The leaves have teeth, but they are very small and
difficult to see.