Leaves are dark green with wavy, serrated margins. Oblong, stiff translucent leaves have distinctly wavy edges with fine teeth and 3 main veins. This is a submersed weed with thick roots. It can reach up to 2 meters long, with the flowering spike growing above the water’s surface.
Concerns: Curly Leaf Pondweed out-competes native aquatic plant species and reduces diversity which can hinder fish movement and recreational activity.