Below is information on Brittle Naiad from the NYSDEC Common Aquatic Species of NYS website:
Picture:G. Lovell, ADCNR, Bugwood.org
Leaves are opposite (in pairs along the stem), but sometimes appear to be in a whorl at the tip. Leaves are 1-2 inches long, toothed, stiff and pointed. Plant is very brittle and easily breaks into pieces.
Most abundant in the Hudson Valley and Central New York. It has also found its way into some Adirondack waters.
News & Events AUG 23rd
Message from LHPD Park Manager re: Harvester
As I am sure some of you are aware, the mechanical harvester has not been operational for almost two weeks due to a major mechanical breakdown. It is unknown at this point if parts will be available to continue operations through Labor Day weekend.
Local News SEP 20th
Adirondacks Welcome Center opens near Exit 18
QUEENSBURY — The Adirondacks Welcome Center, located off the northbound lanes of the Northway near Exit 18, had its grand opening Thursday, showcasing tourism information, regional snacks and beverages and even some historical trivia....Read More