Category Archives: Myriophyllum spicatum

An inch per day? Scientists’ investigation sheds light on invasive submersed plant growth potential

We’ve all heard horror stories of invasive submersed aquatic plants expeditiously expanding across a water body in what seems like a matter of days.  Many of us have likely even seen this with our own eyes.  Two of the most well known invaders for their seemingly prolific expansion are Hydrilla and Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM).  (more…)

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How “Dry” to “Die”? – An Interesting look at Eurasian Watermilfoil Dessication and Viability

As if straight out of a Hollywood horror flick, a monster is chopped up into many pieces, only to come back at the end of the movie to warrant sequel after sequel of terror.  As many of you may know, invasive aquatic plants can embody this heinous trait in real life, making their way from water body to water body as pieces of their former selves. (more…)

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Use restrictions recommended for Lake St. Catherine following milfoil treatment

POULTNEY – The application of the chemical herbicide triclopyr is scheduled for Lake St. Catherine on Monday, June 17 to control the aquatic invasive plant Eurasian watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum, in selectively chosen dense beds around the lakeshore. The displacement of native aquatic plants has been reported in lakes throughout Vermont where Eurasian watermilfoil has become widespread and dense.
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