Prohibited Plants in the USA

Discussion in 'Pond Plants' started by TANK, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. TANK

    TANK Active Member

    Aquatic plants that are illegal under federal law as of June 30, 2006, include: mosquito fern or water velvet (Azolla pinnata), Mediterranean clone of caulerpa (Caulerpa taxifolia), anchored waterhyacinth (Eichornia azurea), hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillato), Miramar weed (Hygrophila polysperma), water-spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), Lagarosiphon major, ambulia (Limnophila sessiliflora), Melaleuca quinquenervia, Monochoria hastata, Ottelia alismoides, arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifola), giant Salvina (Salvinia auriculata, S. biloba, S. herzogii, and S. molesta), wetland nightshade (Solanum tampicense), exotic bur-reed (Sparganium erectum).Saw this today thought it might interest some people.
  2. tjudy

    tjudy Executive Board Staff Member

    Interesting... Can you share the link? The one species that sticks out on the list (to me) is the Limnophila sessiliflora (a type of ambulia). I see that plant on some commercial lists.
  3. TANK

    TANK Active Member

  4. steve

    steve Active Member

    bummer was really liking the look of E. azurea for my potential Amazonian tank.
  5. Aquaticus

    Aquaticus Administrator

  6. Marine590622

    Marine590622 Advisory Board Staff Member

    And we used to see it all the time at Johns MAGC club.

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