Myriophyllum alterniflorum
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Myriophyllum alterniflorum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Haloragaceae
Genus: Myriophyllum
M. alterniflorum
Binomial name
Myriophyllum alterniflorum

Myriophyllum alterniflorum, known as alternate water-milfoil[1] or alternateflower watermilfoil,[2] is a species of water-milfoil. It is native to Europe, Asia, and North America, where it grows in aquatic habitat such as ponds and streams. It generally grows over a meter long, with its stem lined with whorls of fleshy green leaves divided into many narrow lobes.


  1. ^ BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ "Myriophyllum alterniflorum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 July 2015.

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