Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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Brittle Waternymph

Source: Wisconsin DNR Aquatic Invasive Species program

Date: Data continuously updated. Metadata last updated 2/2012

This data represents waterbodies where infestations of Brittle Waternymph are known to exist. This aquatic invasive plant may be growing in other waterbodies, but its presence has not been confirmed outside of the waters listed here. Brittle Waternymph monitoring is conducted on Wisconsin's lakes and streams in the summer months, with the infestation data compiled in the fall. The data here is current through the 2011 monitoring season.

Brittle Waternymph is an annual aquatic submersed plant. It is a slender, branching with opposite or whorled leaves, which usually bunch in the leaf axils. The leaves are typically stiff, curled and pointed, and have spines along the margins that are visible to the naked eye.

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