The model assumed equal relative growth rates in adjacent open and control plots between consecutive sampling dates. Formation of tubers was greatest in August. cup into the water. The bags can be buried in the soil or take a stick Bead-like flowers form a spike at the end of a stalk. Water is essential but then add the food and watch the birds come in. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav7n=MSFPpreload("_derived/native_grass.htm_cmp_inmotion110_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav7h=MSFPpreload("_derived/native_grass.htm_cmp_inmotion110_vbtn_a.gif"); } if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav9n=MSFPpreload("_derived/links_to_website.htm_cmp_inmotion110_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav9h=MSFPpreload("_derived/links_to_website.htm_cmp_inmotion110_vbtn_a.gif"); } The seeds, foliage, and tubers of this pondweed are eaten by many ducks and some swans – this includes such species as the Trumpeter Swan, Wood Duck, … If control is absolutely necessary, try hand-pulling, raking, or underwater cutting. consume above-ground shoots and seeds. Because its long rhizomes and runners provide a strong anchorage in the substrate, sago pondweed helps reduce erosion. The species reproduces vegetatively by underground tubers and is spread by various duck species, especially canvas backs. Sago Pondweed (Potamogeton pectinatus) has very fine slender leaves. Jump to navigation Jump to search. A. Swans, geese, and diving ducks such as canvasbacks favor the tubers and seeds of sago pondweed. Sago Pondweed Is highly tolerant of eutrophlc water and the nartt submersed vegetation In Heron Lake. off. A 4-year study was made at Huntley, Montana. // -->. to break off the sprouts on the tubers, as they will not re-sprout if broken Submerged portions of all aquatic plants provide habitats for many micro and macro invertebrates. tubers, along with some mud or stones, that will make the bags heavy enough Control should be used when the sago plant population is creating significant problems. and push part of the bag in the soil to make it stationary. Copyright � 1990-2016[Kester's Wild Game Food Nursery INC.]. A suggestion is to lower a white Styrofoam // -->