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  Myriophyllum alterniflorum DC. image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Haloragaceae
Myriophyllum alterniflorum DC.
alternate-flowered water-milfoil
Myriophyllum: from Greek myrios, "numberless," and phyllon, "leaf," alluding to the many divisions of the submerged leaves of these aquatic plants
alterniflorum: alternate flowered
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, submersed aquatic
Flower: 4-parted; flowers from the axils of sharp, with toothed alternate bracts
Leaf:finely, pinnately-divided

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Myriophyllum alterniflorum DC. var. americanum Pugsley

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