Haloragaceae - water-milfoil family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 30 March 2017)

Haloragaceae - water-milfoil family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 4 species in 2 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Myriophyllum (2 species)
      Myriophyllum alterniflorum - alternate-flowered water-milfoil (rare [see note 1 at bottom of page])
      Myriophyllum tenellum - slender water-milfoil (occasional)
   Proserpinaca (2 species)
      Proserpinaca palustris - marsh mermaid-weed (rare)
      Proserpinaca pectinata - comb-leaved mermaid-weed (rare)

Myriophyllum (water-milfoil)
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Myriophyllum alterniflorum (alternate-flowered water-milfoil) - [information to be added]

Myriophyllum tenellum (slender water-milfoil) - [information to be added]

Proserpinaca (mermaid-weed)
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Proserpinaca palustris (marsh mermaid-weed) - [information to be added]

Proserpinaca pectinata (comb-leaved mermaid-weed) - [information to be added]

   1. Frequency designations are from the book The Plants of Acadia National Park (ISBN 978-0-89101-120-0) by Glen H. Mittelhauser, Linda L. Gregory, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in 2010 by The University of Maine Press.