Botanical Name: Myriophyllum crispatum

Common Name:  Upright Water-milfoil

Type: Herb 25 – 60cm high


  • Vigorous perennial aquatic/semi aquatic herb, rooting from nodes
  • Feathery leaves in  whorls up the stem
  • Tiny cream to reddish flowers in the leaf axils; October to April
  • Suitable for ponds and wetlands


  • Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moist, well-drained soils