EPPO Global Database

Elodea canadensis(ELDCA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ELDCA
  • Preferred name: Elodea canadensis
  • Authority: Michaux

Notes

North America (widespread). Introduced into most of Europe, some Mediterranean countries, Caucasus and Siberia. Widely considered invasive. Also introduced into Australia

DAISIE. WSSA list of weeds in North America

Listed as a wild invasive non-native plant in Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (England and Wales)



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Anacharis alsinastrum Babington
Anacharis canadensis (Michaux) Planchon
Elodea brandegeeae St John
Elodea ioensis Wylie
Elodea latifolia Caspary
Elodea linearis (Rydberg) St John
Elodea oblongifolia Caspary
Elodea planchonii Caspary
Philotria canadensis (Michaux) Britton

Common names
Name Language
American waterweed English
Canadian pondweed English (GB)
Canadian waterweed English (GB)
common elodea English (US)
oxygen weed English
water thyme English
yankee weed English
Kanada-Wasserpest German
kanadische Wasserpest German
élodée d'Amérique French
élodée du Canada French
peste d'eau French
broza del Canadá Spanish
elodea Spanish
peste de las aguas Spanish
elodea Italian
peste d'acqua Italian
peste d'acqua comune Italian
brede waterpest Dutch
elódea Portuguese
espiga-de-água Portuguese
estrume-novo Portuguese
vattenpest Swedish
カナダモ Japanese
kanadamo Japanese
водяная зараза Russian
чума водяная канадская Russian
элодея канадская Russian
almindelig vandpest Danish
vasspest Norwegian
kanadanvesirutto Finnish
elodea Turkish
moczarka kanadyjska Polish
átokhínár Hungarian
elode Albanian
Канадска водна чума Bulgarian
brossa d'aigua Catalan
elodea Catalan
kanadska vodena kuga Croatian
vodní mor kanadský Czech
Kanada vesikakt Estonian
Kanādas elodeja Latvian
kanadinė elodėja Lithuanian
ciuma apei Romanian
ciuma apelor Romanian
lipitoare Romanian
kanadska vodena kuga Serbian
vodomor kanadský Slovak
vodna kuga Slovene
елодея канадська Ukrainian