OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY Haloragaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water-milfoil


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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)

Habitat: Quiet waters, per Weakley's Flora

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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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