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Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc.
Parrot's feather, Parrot feather watermilfoil

Myriophyllum aquaticum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Haloraginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

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Myriophyllum aquaticum has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Myriophyllum aquaticum has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Myriophyllum aquaticum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Myriophyllum aquaticum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Myriophyllum aquaticum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr