Details of this species in Washington
Species Notes for this Location:
Only monoecious plants have been discovered.
Management Notes for this Location:
Competition: Hydrilla grows tall and dense and displaces other aquatic life thereby reducing biodiversity.
Economic/Livelihoods: Overabundant Hydrilla makes it difficult for fish to find their prey, causing a decline in valuable sport fisheries. Recreational areas lose visitors and their associated monetary spending when Hydrilla clogs boat motors and entangles swimmers.
Human nuisance: Hydrilla makes recreational activities difficult by entangling boat motors and choking swimming areas.
Last Modified: 29/12/2003 11:47:09 a.m.