The major vegetation of Lake Okoboji consists chiefly of submersed seed plants. The algae are always in evidence and play an important part in the life of the lake since they are used as food by many lower animals, but with the exception of Chara they are seldom conspicuous and never large.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1920 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Wylie, Robert B.
"The Major Vegetation of Lake Okoboji,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 27(1), 91-97.
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