Perennial, freshwater, emergent, aquatic herb. Leaves are arrowhead- or heart-shaped. Flowers are white and borne in spikes arching above foliage. Nutlets are borne in string and resemble a lizard’s tail.
To help protect our environment:
Wetlands, marshes, swamps streams, lake margins.
Vegetative spread from rhizomes, stem fragments, dispersed by water movement.
Dominates herb layer in wetlands, marshes, swamps, streams and lake edges. Potential to shade out submerged species.
Follow up treated areas 3 times per year.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.