Taxon  Report   5737 
Myriophyllum sibiricum  V. Komarov
Shortspike watermilfoil,  Siberian milfoil, Siberian water milfoil
Myriophyllum sibiricum
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Myriophyllum sibiricum
© 2008 Steve Matson
Myriophyllum sibiricum
© 2001 CDFA
Myriophyllum sibiricum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Myriophyllum sibiricum
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Genus: Myriophyllum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Myriophyllum exalbescens var. magdalenense
PLANTS: Myriophyllum magdalenense
PLANTS: Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. squamosum
PLANTS: Myriophyllum spicatum var. capillaceum
PLANTS: Myriophyllum spicatum var. squamosum
ICPN + PLANTS: Myriophyllum exalbescens
ICPN + PLANTS: Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. exalbescens
ICPN + PLANTS: Myriophyllum spicatum var. exalbescens
More information about  Myriophyllum sibiricum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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