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Eurasian WatermilfoilScientific 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.