Taxon  Report   5739    
Myriophyllum verticillatum  L.
Verticillate milfoil,  Whorl leaf watermilfoil
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Myriophyllum verticillatum, 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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Genus: Myriophyllum
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Myriophyllum verticillatum var. intermedium
PLANTS: Myriophyllum verticillatum var. pectinatum
PLANTS: Myriophyllum verticillatum var. pinnatifidum
More information about  Myriophyllum verticillatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).