Cabomba caroliniana A. Gray - Carolina Fanwort
Family - Cabombaceae
Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Ponds, lakes, sluggish streams.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This aquatic species can be found in a handful of scattered Alabama counties and is probably more common than is reported. The plant can be identified by its habitat, finely divided leaves, and small white flowers.
Photographs taken at Eufala National Wildlife Refuge, AL., 7-23-05 and 6-4-06.