Najas minor

Family:HYDROCHARITACEAE
Species:Najas minor Allioni
Common Name:Brittle Water Nymph; Brittle Niad; Spiny Leaf Naiad
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:NAMI
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, OBL (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyHYDROCHARITACEAE - Tape-Grass family
Genus Najas
Species Najas minor Allioni - Brittle Water Nymph; Brittle Niad; Spiny Leaf Naiad

Citation

Citation NAJAS MINOR Allioni, Fl. Pedem. 2: 221. 1785.
Basionym: **
Type: ITALY: Without data (holotype: TO).

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Caulinia fragilis Caulinia fragilis Willdenow, Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Hist. (Berlin) 1798: 94. 1801.  
Caulinia indica Caulinia indica Willdenow, Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Hist. (Berlin) 1798: 95. 1801.  
Caulinia minor Caulinia minor (Allioni) Cosson & Germain de Saint-Pierre, Fl. Paris 575. 1845.Najas minor Allioni 1785. 
Fluvialis minor Fluvialis minor (Allioni) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 530. 1807.Najas minor Allioni 1785. 
Ittnera minor Ittnera minor (Allioni) C. C. Gmelin, Fl. Bad. 3: 592. 1808.Najas minor Allioni 1785. 
Najas fragilis Najas fragilis (Willdenow) Rostkovius & W. L. E. Schmidt, Fl. Sedin. 382. 1824.Caulinia fragilis Willdenow 1801. 
Najas indica Najas indica (Willdenow) Chamisso, Linnaea 4: 501. 1829.Caulinia indica Willdenow 1801. 
Najas minor var. setacea Najas minor Allioni, var. setacea A. Braun, J. Bot. 2: 278. 1864.  
Najas setacea Najas setacea (A. Braun) Rendle, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 5: 422. 1899.Najas minor Allioni, var. setacea A. Braun 1864. 
Najas subulata Najas subulata Thuilliers, Fl. Env. Paris, ed. 2. 500. 1799. FRANCE
Najas ternata Najas ternata Roxburgh ex Griffith, Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 183. 1851.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount, Chambers, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clay, Colbert, Etowah, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 1979

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000029741 St. Clair 28 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4918
TROY
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0011817 Greene 26 Aug 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6665
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
TROY000026550 Chambers 15 Jun 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11383
TROY
Najas minor Allioni
AMAL00017243 St. Clair 28 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4918
AMAL
Najas minor Allioni
UNA00036208 Choctaw 02 Dec 1978 Haynes, Robert R.
6996
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0002672 Marengo 04 Jun 2010 England, J. Kevin
2537
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0051746 Marion 08 Sep 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15684
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UWAL0013685 Chambers 30 Jul 2013 Keener, Brian R.
8084
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00065180 Shelby 02 Jul 1988 Davenport, Lawrence J.
2599
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0049646 Lawrence 03 Oct 2019 Webb, David H.
8822
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00036239 Jackson 07 Jul 1978 Wiersema, John H.
379
UNA
Najas minor All.
UNA00023944 Chambers 02 Jul 1979 Davenport, Lawrence J.
1270
UNA
Najas minor All.
AMAL00001283 Cherokee 26 Aug 1995 Spaulding, Daniel D.
8711
AMAL
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0051755 Colbert 25 Aug 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15625
UWAL
Najas minor All.
SAMF0001721 Chambers 30 Jul 2013 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5540
SAMF
Najas minor Allioni
TROY000043519 Chambers 30 Jul 2013 Keener, Brian R.
8084
TROY
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0049549 Limestone 28 Jul 2020 Webb, David H.
9042
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
JSU114495 Marshall 9 Aug 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2619
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
UNA00013719 Lawrence 03 Jun 1971 Kral, Robert
42831
UNA
Najas minor All.
UNA00059377 Chambers 15 Jun 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11383
UNA
Najas minor All.
SAMF0000395 Shelby 20 Sep 1988 Davenport, Lawrence J.
2599
SAMF
Najas minor Allioni
JSU114493 Marshall 11 Jul 1993 Spaulding, Daniel D.
4999
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
AMAL00001281 Blount 26 Jul 1997 Keener, Brian R.
293
AMAL
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0049889 Limestone 18 Sep 2019 Webb, David H.
8775
UWAL
Najas minor All.
TROY000026551 Jackson 24 Sep 1980 Kral, Robert
66402
TROY
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0051781 Lawrence 19 Aug 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15578
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00036244 Talladega 30 Jun 1979 Davenport, Lawrence J.
1215
UNA
Najas minor All.
ALNHS00006326 Jackson 03 Jul 2018 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4064
ALNHS
Najas minor All.
JSU114492 Jackson 6 Aug 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1066
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0049547 Marshall 03 Aug 2020 Webb, David H.
9102
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
JSU114494 Marshall 30 Jul 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2469
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
UNA00036234 Jackson 02 Aug 1978 Haynes, Robert R.
6843
UNA
Najas minor All.
AMAL00018178 Jackson 24 Sep 1980 Kral, Robert
66402
AMAL
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0005018 St. Clair 28 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4918
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UWAL0052335 Lauderdale 08 Aug 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10344
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00054035 Blount 26 Jul 1997 Keener, Brian R.
293
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0051686 Chambers 28 Jul 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15513
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00036223 Cherokee 06 Jul 1978 Haynes, Robert R.
6584
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0049589 Jackson 13 Jun 2007 Webb, David H.
6607
UWAL
Najas minor All.
AMAL00001282 Chambers 15 Jun 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11383
AMAL
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0012025 St. Clair 02 Nov 1998 Keener, Brian R.
1758
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
JSU114496 Marshall 15 Jun 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
2062
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
UNA00053312 Marshall 08 Jun 1999 Haynes, Robert R.
9962
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0052266 Clay 22 Oct 2018 Keener, Brian R.
10941
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00036213 Choctaw 10 Jul 1979 Haynes, Robert R.
7437
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0046806 Jackson 07 Jul 1988 Webb, David H.
5400
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UWAL0051763 Cherokee 22 Aug 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15614
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UWAL0047767 Lawrence 27 Jul 2005 England, J. Kevin
475
UWAL
Najas minor Allioni
UNA00070179 Colbert 16 Sep 2010 Webb, David
7471
UNA
Najas minor All.
UWAL0050556 Lauderdale 25 Aug 2018 Spaulding, Daniel D.
15634
UWAL
Najas minor All.
UNA00036218 Marshall 07 Jul 1978 Wiersema, John H.
394
UNA
Najas minor All.
JSU114491 Etowah 14 Aug 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
3044
JSU
Najas minor Allioni
UWAL0045762 Franklin 05 Sep 1979 McDuff, Bob
S.N.
UWAL
Najas minor All.
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