EPPO Global Database

Elodea nuttallii(ELDNU)

Code created in: 2002-07-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ELDNU
  • Preferred name: Elodea nuttallii
  • Authority: (Planchon) St-John


North America. A popular aquarium plant, with potential for invasion of waterways. Introduced in Europe, Japan, Philippines

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 nuttallii Planchon

Common names
Name Language
Esthwaite waterweed English
Nuttall's pondweed English
Nuttall's waterweed English
western elodea English (US)
western waterweed English
Nuttalls Wasserpest German
Nuttall-Wasserpest German
schmalblättrige Wasserpest German
St John-Wasserpest German
élodée à feuilles étroites French
élodée de Nuttall French
peste d'acqua di Nuttall Italian
smalle waterpest Dutch
smal vattenpest Swedish
kokanadamo Japanese
コカナダモ Japanese
элодея Нутталля Russian
smalbladet vandpest Danish
kiehkuravesirutto Finnish
aprólevelű átokhínár Hungarian
Nuttalliieva vodena kuga Croatian
vodní mor americký Czech
vodomor Nuttallov Slovak