Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Myriophyllum spicatum L. - Spiked Water-milfoil - Halogaraceae
Myriophyllum spicatum
© Ian Dodkins
Myriophyllum spicatum
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

Water milfoils are submerged aquatic species with feathery leaves, although the flower spikes are held above the water. The flowers are small and unremarkable.

All occur in still or slow-moving water (lakes, ponds, flooded quarries, drainage ditches, slow streams etc). Myriophyllum spicatum is frequent in suitable situations

All names: Myriophyllum spicatum L.