Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


Najas flexilis
(Nodding Naiad) [Hydrocharitaceae]
(observations are from Hamerstrom & Blake, Forbes, Bellrose, and Havera; another common name for this plant is Nodding Water Nymph)

Anatidae: Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard) [feeds on the foliage] Blr1942, Aythya affinis (Lesser Scaup) [feeds on this plant in Illinois] Hv1999


Cricetidae: Ondatra zibethicus (Muskrat) [the stems & leaves have minor value as a food source] HB1939

Centrarchidae: Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill) [feeds on this plant] Frb1888