Definition of pondweed
: any of a genus (Potamogeton of the family Potamogetonaceae, the pondweed family) of aquatic plants with jointed usually rooting stems, floating or submerged leaves, and spikes of greenish flowers
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The district received $3,460 for Long Lake and another $18,400 for nearby Flint Lake, where Spanopoulos and his team sprayed earlier in the spring for curleyleaf pondweed.
Metallic-blue dragonflies cavorted above the pondweed at lake’s edge, zooming in and out of sight like glimpses of neon seen from a speeding car.
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