Also called African elodea, curly waterweed, oxygen weed and South African oxygen weed.

Part of family Hydrocharitaceae.

Native to southern Africa.   Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > Michigan prohibited in Michigan, incl. seeds, fragments and derivatives  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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