Species: 

Pistia stratiotes

Common Name(s): 

water lettuce, tropical duckweed

Habitats Impacted: 

riparian/aquatic

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

SE

Present in Neighboring States?

CO, KS, LA, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Pistia stratiotes

Shaun Winterton, Aquarium and Pond Plants of the World, Edition 3, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can form dense mats that block waterways and restrict sunlight to native species. Can reproduce vegetatively very rapidly. Introduced as an ornamental and through the aquarium trade.

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