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Myriophyllum spicatum
(Haloragaceae)

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Myriophyllum spicatum is native to temperat and tropical Eurasia and northern Africa. 


Species description or overview

Information about Myriophyllum spicatum from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
Information about Azolla pinnata is available from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (a product of IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group [ISSG]).

Myriophyllum spicatum information from PIER
Information on Myriophyllum spicatum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Myriophyllum spicatum description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Myriophyllum spicatum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) fact sheet
Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Myriophyllum spicatum
Nomenclatural information about Myriophyllum spicatum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Myriophyllum spicatum information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Myriophyllum spicatum, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Myriophyllum spicatum
Nomenclatural information about Myriophyllum spicatum is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Myriophyllum spicatum (Haloragaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Myriophyllum spicatum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Myriophyllum spicatum impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Myriophyllum spicatum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

Weed risk assessment for Myriophyllum spicatum for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Myriophyllum spicatum for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Control methods

Myriophyllum spicatum management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Myriophyllum spicatum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) fact sheet
Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Images

Myriophyllum spicatum images from PIER
Images of Myriophyllum spicatum provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Myriophyllum spicatum worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Myriophyllum spicatum is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Invasive plants of California's wildlands
Bossard, Carla C., John M. Randall, and Marc C. Hoshovsky (eds.) . 2000. Invasive plants of California's wildlands. University of California Press. 360 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-520-22547-3.

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Experts

Myriophyllum spicatum contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Myriophyllum spicatum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Myriophyllum spicatum references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Myriophyllum spicatum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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