Thalassia testudinum Koenig

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Thalassia bed growing underwater

  • Scientific Name Thalassia testudinum Koenig
  • Common Name: Turtlegrass
  • Group: Monocot
  • Family: Hydrocharitaceae (Frogbit family)
  • Wetland Indicator Category: OBL
  • Growth Form: Submerged
  • Estuaries, barrier islands, shallow marine environments
*Not found during the recent surveys, but it was included due to the previous records of presence in the state.