Giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) is an invasive floating fern from South America that prefers to stack up in slow moving water. Trust me, I know that is a really strange sentence – so let me explain. Being a fern, this plant does not form ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Jason Ferrell, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Director
Waterhyacinth is a free-floating plant that produces a showy and very attractive blue/purple flower. As they bunch together and bloom, it provides a picturesque ... READ MORE
Aquatic plants can be managed by biological, chemical, mechanical, physical and integrated control techniques.
Invasive plant management is a big issue in Florida. State agencies, the federal government, water management districts, ... READ MORE
Invasive plant management tools have both pros and cons.
Each type of invasive plant management technique can have both positive and negative impacts. These management techniques include biological control, chemical control, mechanical control, ... READ MORE