Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx. - Water Millfoil, Coontail
Family - Haloragidaceae
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Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Spring branches, spring fed ponds, sloughs, ox-bows, ditches, streams.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This common and attractive species is found mainly in the southern 1/2 of Missouri but a disjunct population has been found in a pond in Grundy County which is fairly far north in the state.
Photographs taken near Pultite Spring, Shannon County, MO., 7-11-04.