Can you help me identify this water plant?

Asked July 28, 2020, 8:48 PM EDT

Can you help me identify this water plant? Thx!

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

The photo lacks the detail for us to be sure, but we think the plant might be swamp smartweed (Persicaria amphibia) or a closely related species. This plant has a terrestrial and aquatic form. If this ID is correct, the plant shown is the terrestrial form.