EPPO Global Database

Vallisneria americana(VAIAM)

Code created in: 2002-08-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VAIAM
  • Preferred name: Vallisneria americana
  • Authority: Michaux


North America, Caribbean, Mexico to Venezuela. Cultivated as an aquarium plant, and introduced in many countries in consequence

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Vallisneria neotropicalis Victorin

Common names
Name Language
American eelgrass English (US)
eelgrass English
vallisneria English (US)
amerikanische Wasserschraube German
herbe à la barbotte French
vallisnérie américaine French
vallisnérie géante French
валлиснерия американская Russian