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SPIKED WATER-MILFOIL Myriophyllum spicatum (Haloragaceae) Aquatic. Bushy, submerged water plant with long, trailing stems. Grows in slow-flowing or still freshwater. FLOWERS are inconspicuous, greenish and are borne in leafy spikes with undivided bracts (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are rounded and warty. LEAVES are pinnate and feathery, the segments up to 3cm long; usually in whorls of 4 along the stems. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout.
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SPIKED WATER-MILFOIL Myriophyllum spicatum (Haloragaceae) Aquatic. Bushy, submerged water plant with long, trailing stems. Grows in slow-flowing or still freshwater. FLOWERS are inconspicuous, greenish and are borne in leafy spikes with undivided bracts (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are rounded and warty. LEAVES are pinnate and feathery, the segments up to 3cm long; usually in whorls of 4 along the stems. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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