African elodea

Lagarosiphon major

African elodea

Family: Hydrocharitaceae

Weed class: noClass
Native to: Africa
Legal listings:

This plant is on the quarantine list. It is prohibited to transport, buy, sell, offer for sale, or distribute plants or plant parts of quarantined species into or within the state of Washington or to sell, offer for sale, or distribute seed packets of seed, flower seed blends, or wildflower mixes of quarantined species into or within the state of Washington. Please see WAC 16-752 for more information on the quarantine list.


Why Is It a Noxious Weed?

How would I identify it?

For More Information

Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants information on Lagarosiphon major

Invasive Plant Atlas information on Lagarosiphon major

Lagarosiphon (Lagarosiphon major) weed management guide from the Department of the Environment and Heritage and the CRC for Australian Weed Management

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