Large Flowered Waterweed (Egeria densa)

Species

Distribution

Large flowered waterweed (Egeria densa)
Photo courtesy of Nigel Holmes


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Impacts

Pathways

  • Out competes native species
  • Blocks water bodies
  • Trade of garden pond plants
  • Disposal or escape into the wild
  • Can spread through transport of plant fragments

Management

Prevention

Should not be released in the wild. Dispose of garden and pond waste responsibily. Check vehicles, boats, equipment and clothing for plant fragments when leaving infested sites and clean if necessary.

Mechanical Control

Not recommended as spreads through plant fragments

Chemical Control

None attempted

Biological Control

None

Links

Non Native Species Secretariat identification guide

Non Native Species Secretariat Fact Sheet

SNH SAF Training Manual

Daisie Species Fact Sheets

Global Invasive Species Database

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