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Eurasian watermilfoil

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Native Myriophyllum closeup

Myriophyllum, native

Parrots feather (R) & native Myriophyllum

   


family

Haloragaceae

status

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) is listed as noxious in class 1 throughout NSW. It is a notifiable weed and cannot be propagated or sold.


look-alikes


Identifying aquatic weeds is difficult. There are many native
look-alikes. Get suspicious plants identified by a specialist. There are many
native water milfoils which are commonly seen in freshwater or growing on mud round the edges of receding water bodies.  There is also an introduced species, parrot's feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) which is moderately common on the coast north from Bermagui.

View the fact sheet for this weed here:








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