water milfoil


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water milfoil

n.
Any of various cosmopolitan aquatic herbs of the genus Myriophyllum, having whorls of feathery submersed leaves, especially M. spicatum of Eurasia, which can form dense mats in North American rivers and lakes.

water milfoil

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(Plants) any of various pond plants of the genus Myriophyllum, having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers: family Haloragidaceae
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Noun1.water milfoil - an aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowerswater milfoil - an aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers
genus Myriophyllum, Myriophyllum - chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils)
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Where once more than ten species of native plants lived, now two aquatic invasive plants that are prohibited in New York--Hydrilla verticillata and Eurasian water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)--dominate the lake.
Projects in 2005-2011 involved (1) AIS education, (2) control AIS, (3) comprehensive planning studies, and (4) Eurasian Water Milfoil (EWM) treatment.
Lindholm, "Phytoplankton dynamics in a shallow lake dominated by common water milfoil," Inland Waters, vol.
Floating ideas Oxygenators such as feathery leaved water milfoil and Canadian pondweed are the lungs of the pond and are vital for keeping the water crystal clear.
Starwort and spiked water milfoil remain fully submerged in water.
They've also developed liquid culture methods for producing resting structures, called "microsclerotia," of two biocontrol fungi: Mycoleptodiscus terrestris, which infects aquatic weeds such as hydrilla and Eurasian water milfoil; and Metarhizium brunneum, which infects and kills beetle grubs, wireworm, and corn root worms.
In most cases, piscine leeches were collected directly from the fish caught with different fishing tackles such as fishing net and hydrobiological net or were found on aquatic vegetation (like water milfoil, pondweed, and waterweed).
Water milfoil and algae are also on their list, and they will seek out seeds of pondweed, smartweed, bulrush and spike rush.
In May and June, catfish ate mostly curly-leaf pondweed, while combinations of coon-tail, Eurasian water milfoil, and white water-crowfoot were heavily eaten in July and August.