Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Water-milfoil Family)

The Haloragaceae are water plants with finely dissected leaves. As with other aquatic plants, the submerged leaves may not look the same as those above the water. In the Gila National Forest, only one genus is represented.

Myriophyllum aquaticum (Parrot's Feather)
Myriophyllum spicatum (Water Milfoil, Eurasion Water Milfoil)

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