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Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Logo    Plant Management in Florida Waters

Florida’s Most Invasive Aquatic Plants

Ninety-six percent of the Florida public waters inventoried in 2017 contained one or more non-native plants. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission considers 18 of the 26 non-native aquatic plants found in Florida’s public waters to be invasive.

Below are some of the most common and troublesome invasive plants in Florida.


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