Brazillian egeria, Brazilian elodea, common waterweed, South American waterweed
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Invades lakes, ponds, ditches, and rivers, forming dense stands that crowd out native vegetation and reduce fish habitat. Can interfere with recreational activities. Introduced via the aquarium trade where it is still utilized.