Local Aquatic Plants

The primary targeted species for the Demonstration Project are hydrilla and hygrophila. There are other invasive plants that have been targeted and are listed below.

Alternanthera philoxeroides
alligator weed

Alternanthera philoxeroides


para grass
para grass

Urochloa mutica


Pistia stratiotes
water lettuce

Pistia stratiotes

Hygrophila polysperma
East Indian hygrophila

Hygrophila polysperma


parrot feather
parrot feather

Myriophyllum aquaticum


Eichhornia crassipes
water hyacinth

Eichhornia crassipes

Hydrilla verticillata
hydrilla

Hydrilla verticillata



torpedo grass
torpedo grass

Panicum repens


wild taro
wild taro

Colocasia esculenta

Read an overview of the Demonstration Project which aims to find new ways to manage the invasive plants listed above.