Eurasian Watermilfoil (invasive, especially in nutrient-rich lakes)
Eurasian Watermilfoil can form thick underwater stands of tangled stems and vast mats of vegetation at the water’s surface, especially in nutrient-rich lakes.
- Interferes with recreational water activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming
- Crowds out important native aquatic plants which decreases important habitat and diversity in the lake
- Milfoil is common concern among Minnesotans; may be recognizable icon
- Because prevalence increases in nutrient-rich lakes, could be included
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