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 JUL 31st
Update - Algae Bloom tested Negative
We have received the results on testing the algae bloom(click Read More for a photo) located at the north end of the lake.
CSLAP reported that the bloom has tested NEGATIVE for toxicity.
Please remember that algae blooms are full of bacteria. People should still stay away from algae blooms and let them dissipate naturally.
Thank you for your patience.Read More Read ALL
Local News AUG 19th
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