Hydrilla verticillata

Perennial; forest green, whorled, small, linear to lanceolate leaves (6-8mm long). Leaves have saw-tooth margins; usually visible without magnification. Mats os stems are formed above and belowground. Whitish to brown-black tubers are tough, and egg-shaped. Small flowers on long stalks have white petals that are translucent.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesSlow flowing or still water in rivers, lakes, ponds, ditches and canals.
Mature Height25’
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