Brazilian Waterweed
Egeria densa PlanchonHydrocharitaceae

common name synonyms: Common Waterweed, Brazilian Elodea, South American Waterweed, Large-flowered Waterweed

scientific name synonyms: Anacharis densa, Elodea densa, Philotria densa

subclass: Monocotyledoneae

superorder: Alismatidae

order: Hydrocharitales

growth form: aquatic herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: naturalized

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Northwestern Europe, Central Europe, France, Britain

native range: South America

notes: locally naturalized, native to S. Amer., dioecious; introduced in U.S. (PUSDA); weed in Argentina

invasiveness notes: naturalized

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth