Eurasian watermilfoil, shortspike watermilfoil
Regions likely to be Impacted:
PH, NE, NW, SE, SW
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Alison Fox, University of Florida, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Forms dense mats of leaves restricting light availability, leading to a decline in the diversity and abundance of native macrophytes. Displaces the native species of watermilfoil and reduces habitats for fish spawning and feeding. Introduced and spread by the aquatic plant trade.