EPPO Global Database

Vallisneria americana(VAIAM)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-08-21

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

Notes

North America, Caribbean, Mexico to Venezuela. Also native in southern Asia, Australia. Cultivated as an aquarium plant, and introduced into 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