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Eurasian watermilfoil
Magnoliopsida > Haloragales > Haloragaceae > Myriophyllum spicatum L.
Synonym(s): spike watermilfoil, European water-milfoil

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas - National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant Manual - SE-EPPC
Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas - Plant Conservation Alliance
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England

Selected Images from
Photographer:Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA.
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Photographer:Alison Fox, University of Florida
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Description:Infestation: Dense canopy on lake surface
Photographer:Robert L. Johnson, Cornell University
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Description:Distribution Map
Source:USDA NRCS, The PLANTS Database, September, 2003

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Invasive Exotic Plant Species of Management Concern, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, May 18, 2001 -
  • Invasive Plant Atlas of New England -
  • Mehrhoff, L.J., K.J. Metzler, & E.E. Corrigan. 2003. Non-native and potentially invasive vascular plants in Connecticut. Center for Conservation and Biodiversity, University of Connecticut, Storrs. -
  • Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants, Florida Bureau of Invasive Plant Management -
  • North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division, Noxious Weed Regulations -
  • South Carolina Department of Agriculture. 1983. Rules and Regulations, Noxious Weeds. South Carolina Department of Agriculture. -
  • Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive Exotic Pest Plants in Tennessee. May 2001.
  • Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia -
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Last updated on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 10:54 PM
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