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Myriophyllum sibiricum (Shortspike watermilfoil)
Reveal, James L.

Myriophyllum sibiricum

Myriophyllum sibiricum Kom.

Shortspike Watermilfoil

Haloragaceae (Water Milfoil Family)

Synonym(s): Myriophyllum exalbescens, Myriophyllum exalbescens var. magdalenense, Myriophyllum magdalenense, Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. exalbescens, Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. squamosum, Myriophyllum spicatum var. capillaceum, Myriophyllum spicatum var. exalbescens, Myriophyllum spicatum var. squamosum

USDA Symbol: MYSI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled
Leaf Shape: Oblong , Ovate
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , PE , QC , SK , YT

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Myriophyllum sibiricum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Myriophyllum sibiricum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Myriophyllum sibiricum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-04-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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