Taxonomy
Kingdom
Plantae
Phylum
Magnoliophyta
Class
Liliopsida
Order
Alismatales
Family
Hydrocharitaceae
Genus
Halophila
Species
engelmannii
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
1 meters
Max Depth
90 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Americas, southeastern USA, West Indies
Habitat-Biology
  • bay and nearshore
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • submergent vegetation
  • threatened or endangered