Aquacide Blog — Curly Leaf Pondweed Control

Aquatic Weed Control: 4 Ways to Kill Curly Pondweed

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Curly Leaf Pondweed is a perennial weed that is native to Europe.  It escaped into American waters in the late 19th century and was first noticed in Minnesota in 1910.  Curly Leaf Pondweed was found in most of the United States by 1950.  It gets its name from the oblong rippled (curly) submersed leaves.  Leaves are serrated and alternately placed, typically 3” long with a reddish mid-vein.  It has annual burr-like winter buds (turions) and small reddish-brown fruit. Curly Leaf Pondweed has a unique life cycle.  In early spring, Curly Leaf Pondweed is one of the first weeds to appear...

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