Be On The Lookout For Invasive Parrot Feather In Ponds And Lakes This Summer

New video gives tips on identification, response

Parrot feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum), an invasive aquatic plant, has been found in three private ponds in Michigan since 2013. Due to its aggressive growth, parrot feather – a popular aquarium plant sometimes sold under the name Brazilian watermilfoil – has been a prohibited species in Michigan since 2005.

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