hydrilla hydrilla

Definition(s):

  • (n) submersed plant with whorled lanceolate leaves and solitary axillary flowers; Old World plant naturalized in southern United States and clogging Florida's waterways

Usage(s):

  1. Mullet swim through the dark tannin river water toward the clear spring water, which is lined with hydrilla, a fast-growing invasive weed.
  2. Two alien weeds, hydrilla and hyacinthborder officials don't know how they got thereare growing so fast they have blocked the flow of the river.
  3. Two alien weeds, hydrilla and hyacinth--border officials don't know how they got there--are growing so fast they have blocked the flow of the river.

News

  1. Lancaster pond battle targeting invasive plants

    LANCASTER -- Herbicide treatment begins today at South Meadow Pond to control the spread of hydrilla, a highly invasive non-native aquatic plant that is creeping into New England from the South.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  2. Public Meeting on Hydrilla Issue Leaves Residents Seeing Green

    WTVY's Jessica Leicht attended this morning's meeting on the Hydrilla issue at Lake Seminole.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: WTVY Dothan

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