Aquacide Blog — Water Plantain Control

Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Tips for Water Plantain Control

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Water Plantain (alisma) is a perennial herb, native to Eurasia and North Africa, now present world-wide. Water Plantain grows in shallow marshy soil along the shoreline.  It has stiff lance-shaped leaves 5-8” long that stand above the water surface.  Emersed leaves have prominent parallel veins.  Submersed leaves are smaller and ribbon-like with less defined veins.  Water Plantain has small white 3-petaled flowers which whorl around a delicate stalk that open in the morning from June through August. Water Plantain reproduces from seed and division of corms (a fleshy bulb-like underground stem). Water Plantain is a food source for most waterfowl...

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