OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water-milfoil


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae

 

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4041

Submersed aquatic w flowers & fruit above the surface (roots not always present); Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia (a circumboreal species)

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in quiet waters, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

Aquatic

LEAVES:
Leaves well-developed: pinnately divided with filiform segments
Submersed leaves whorled. Bracts of emersed shoots different than submersed lvs

FLOWER:
4 sepals?
4 petals?
Inferior ovary

Flowers in spikes

FRUIT:

 

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