Stigmas light pink in colour
Aquatic perennial with two types of leaves - floating leaves are elliptical, leathery, brownish-green, measured at 7 cm long and 4 cm wide; submerged leaves linear measured at 11 cm long and 2 mm wide. Flowers in a green spike, the spike measured at 4 cm long. There are 4 green bracts, bract measured at 3 mm diameter, stigmas light pink in colour, and arched in appearance.
Habitat is ponds and slow moving water in the Boreal forest. Listed as fairly common in Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Saskatchewan.
Took the above photos in a roadside pond, 1 meter depth of water, July 7th, Boreal forest, about 450 km north east of our home in Regina, SK.