Scientific Name: Myriophyllum spicatum
- Leaves whorled around stem similar to coontail; but each leaf is limp and deeply divided giving it a feather appearance similar to M. aquaticum; each leaf has at least 24 leaflets.
- Stem thick and green.
- Forms thick, underwater mats that can become topped-out.
This is an exotic plant. If you observe this plant growing in the southeastern U.S., please take the time to report its location on the EDD Maps database at http://www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.