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*Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vellozo) Verdcourt. Subgenus: Myriophyllum. Section: Pectinatum. Parrot-feather. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Ditches, slow-moving rivers, pools, ponds. Dist: Native of South America. An introduced species now widespread in se. United States, north to NY, WV, and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: South America

Synonymy: = Ar, C, Fl2, FNA10, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WH3, Aiken (1981), Crow & Hellquist (2000a), Moody & Les (2010); = Myriophyllum brasiliense Cambess. – F, G, GrPl, RAB, Tat, Tx, WV; = Myriophyllum proserpinacoides Gillies ex Hook. & Arn. – S

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 8

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