Vallisneria, more commonly known as eelgrass, tape grass or vallis is a type of freshwater aquatic plant. Vallisneria has long ribbon-like blades with a vein pattern that can grow up to three to four feet long. It can form extensive underwater meadows that creates a natural habitat invertebrates and fish.
When left uncontrolled, Vallisneria can overwhelm lakes, streams and ponds. Sometimes the most effective way to control this fast-growing plant is a multi-pronged approach. Vallisneria can be controlled by:
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