Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Myriophyllum farwellii Morong image
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Paul Skawinski

Paul Skawinski
Family Haloragaceae
Myriophyllum farwellii Morong
Farwell's milfoil, Farwell's water-milfoil
Myriophyllum: from Greek myrios, "numberless," and phyllon, "leaf," alluding to the many divisions of the submerged leaves of these aquatic plants
farwellii: for its discoverer Oliver Atkins Farwell (1868-1944)
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, submersed aquatic, flowers and fruit from submersed leaf axils
Flower: 4-parted, with winter buds
Fruit:4-parted nutlet divided by 2 bumpy ridges
Leaf:closely-spaced, scattered, some alternate, short-stalked; finely, pinnately-divided into less than 14 pairs of leaflets
Habitat: shallows, water to 7' deep; in fine sediment soil
(Glossary)

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