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Related to milfoil: pondweed, Myriophyllum, water milfoil

mil·foil

 (mĭl′foil′)
n.
1. See yarrow.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mīlifolium : mīlle, thousand; see gheslo- in Indo-European roots + folium, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

milfoil

(ˈmɪlˌfɔɪl)
n
1. (Plants) another name for yarrow
2. (Plants) See water milfoil
[C13: from Old French, from Latin milifolium, from mille thousand + folium leaf]

yar•row

(ˈyær oʊ)

n.
any composite plant of the genus Achillea, esp. A. millefolium, having fernlike leaves and flat-topped clusters of white-to-yellow flowers.
[before 900; Middle English yar(o)we, Old English gearwe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milfoil - ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white floretsmilfoil - ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America
achillea - any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
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At these times, Texas bass tend to move shallow and hold around hydrilla and milfoil beds, or else they suspend in standing timber.
Milfoil weevils (Euhrychiopsis lecontei), whose ancestral host is Myriophyllum sibiricum (Northern watermilfoil), are one such potential biological control agent.
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in experimentation, it is reported that the consumption of the organic compost in milfoil or yarrow increased the production of the biomass and percent of the extraction [2].
In fact, waterfowl numbers overall quadrupled after large areas of the river became covered with hydrilla, milfoil and native aquatic vegetation.
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