Myriophyllum aquaticum
Myriophyllum aquaticum
(parrot feather)
Plants
Exotic

Impact ID3440
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact Description"In the Vaalwater area along the Mokolo River, farmers found that tobacco was tinted red when irrigation water was withdrawn from the root zone of this weed. The discolouring of the tobacco results in a 50% reduction in price."
Reference32668
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2022].

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