Examples of Aquatic plants with floating leaves
Species Notes
Vallisneria americana long ribbon-like leaves emanating from a very short stem at the soil surface (rhizomes with tubers may also be present beneath the soil)
Potamogeton zosteriformis elongate submersed stems with leaves of only one type and all submersed
Potamogeton epihydrus

elongate submersed stems with both broad floating and narrower ribbon-like submersed leaves often present on the same plant

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