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Hydrilla verticillata

Plant Description

Submerged aquatic highly branched perennial with toothed leave in whorls of five.

Plant Details

Life Forms
ODA Listing
Soil and Moisture Conditions
Suggested Actions
Mature Height 20'
Distribution Not known to occur in Oregon
Control Contact Oregon Invasives Hotline if you find this plant.
Reproduction and Spread Grows from tubers in the sediment.
Introduced Introduced from southern India in 1950s.
Look Alikes American and Nuttall's Waterweed (Elodea spp.) and Brazilian Waterweed (Egeria densa)
Impact Crowds out native species, impedes irrigation and boating.
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