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Myriophyllum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27034

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): water milfoil [English]
    watermilfoil [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyHaloragaceae  – water milfoil  
                               GenusMyriophyllum L. – water milfoil, watermilfoil  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Myriophyllum alterniflorum DC. – alternateflower watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc. – parrot feather, Brazilian watermilfoil, parrot's-feather, parrot feather watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum farwellii Morong – Farwell's watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx. – broadleaf water-milfoil, changeleaf parrotfeather, two-leaf water-milfoil, twoleaf watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum hippuroides Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – western watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum humile (Raf.) Morong – low water-milfoil, myriophylle menu, low watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum laxum Shuttlw. ex Chapm. – loose watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum pinnatum (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – cut-leaf water-milfoil, green parrotfeather, cutleaf watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum quitense Kunth – Andean water milfoil, Andean watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum sibiricum Kom. – Siberian water-milfoil, American watermilfoil, shortspike watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum spicatum L. – Eurasian water-milfoil, myriophylle en epi, spiked water milfoil, Eurasian watermilfoil, spike watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum tenellum Bigelow – slender watermilfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum ussuriense (Regel) Maxim. – Asian watermilfoil, Russian water-milfoil 
                                  Species Myriophyllum verticillatum L. – whorled water-milfoil, whorlleaf watermilfoil, whorl-leaf watermilfoil 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Myriophyllum   
  Source: Saxifragales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Myriophyllum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Myriophyllum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Myriophyllum   
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