ALTERNATE WATER-MILFOIL

ALTERNATE-LEAVED WATER-MILFOIL

Myriophyllum alterniflorum

Water-Milfoil Family [Haloragaceae]

month8may month8jun month8june month8jul month8july month8aug

status
statusZnative
flower
flower8yellow
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZ4
type
typeZspiked
stem
stem8round
sex
sexZbisexual
sex
sexZmale
sex
sexZfemale

30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
Frogbit top LH corner. Unsure what the lighter-coloured stuff floating on the surface is. Alternate Water-Milfoil centre-stage, and floating just below the surface.


30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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30th Aug 2010, MB&BC canal, Radcliffe, Lancs. Photo: © RWD
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Easily confused with : Flower [a plant of similar name]

Not to be semantically confused with : Flower [a plant with similar name]

Easily mistaken for : Flower

Easily mis-identified as : Flower

Hybridises with : Flower

Some similarities to : Flower

Slight resemblance to : Flower

Superficial resemblance to : Flower

Lookee-Likees : Flower

Uniquely identifiable characteristics

Distinguishing Feature :

No relation to : Flower [a plant with similar name].

The name 'alternate' refers not to the leaflets which look similar to those of Whorled Water-Milfoil but to the alternate branching of the stems which is clearly depicted in the above photographs.


  Myriophyllum alterniflorum  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Haloragaceae  

Distribution
 family8Water-Milfoil family8Haloragaceae

 BSBI maps
genus8Myriophyllum
Myriophyllum
(Water-Milfoils)

ALTERNATE WATER-MILFOIL

ALTERNATE-LEAVED WATER-MILFOIL

Myriophyllum alterniflorum

Water-Milfoil Family [Haloragaceae]