Taxon  Report   5735    
Myriophyllum aquaticum  (Vell.) Verdc.
Parrot feather watermilfoil,  Parrot's feather
Myriophyllum aquaticum
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Myriophyllum aquaticum
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Myriophyllum aquaticum
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Myriophyllum aquaticum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Myriophyllum aquaticum
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Myriophyllum
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Enydria aquatica
ICPN + PLANTS: Myriophyllum brasiliense
ICPN + PLANTS: Myriophyllum proserpinacoides
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).