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Parrots feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)

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Scientific name:Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc.

Common name:

Parrot’s feather


Occurs in flowing and standing fresh to slightly brackish water, streams, lakes, drains and canals, seasonal and permanent wetlands and can persist on saturated soils (Carr, Yugovic and Robinson 1992; Henderson & Cilliers 2002; Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001; Richardson, Richardson & Shepherd 2006; Weber 2003).

Related Links

Information on Parrots feather on the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's website (external link).

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