Parrotfeather

(Myriophyllum aquaticum)

 

 
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  • Dense aquatic perennial with both submerged & emergent leaves
  • Emerged leaves bright blue-green; submerged darker; 4-6 whorled at each node
  • Emerged stems grow up to 1 ft. above water
  • Flowers may occur; if so, white & 1/16 in. long
  • Spreads by plant fragments