131739 ALTERNATAE WATER-MILFOIL Myriophyllum alternifolium (Haloragaceae) Aquatic. Bushy, submerged water plant that grows in freshwater, favouring acid conditions.
FLOWERS are inconspicuous and yellow; in leafy spikes with tiny bracts (May-Aug). FRUITS are warty and rather ovoid. LEAVES are pinnate and feathery, the segments up to 25mm long; in whorls of 3-4 along the stems. STATUS-Widespread but local.