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Photos, line drawings and scanned images including plants in situ (what one would see from a boat), close-up shots, micrographs of key structures for the 11 invasive aquatic plants on Maine's watch list and their native "look alikes"

Easy cross reference links providing comparisons of the invaders and their native “look alikes”

Factual information for each of the featured plants including: habitat, species description, origin and range, annual cycle, value in the aquatic community (for native species) and potential impacts (for invasive species)

Comparison Charts for quick identification of similar species

A Plant Identification Key to help determine possible identification for plant specimens

A dichotomous Quick Key to identifying (or ruling out) the eleven invasive species

Secchi Disk
Water Quality Monitoring
Invasive Target
Aquatic Invasive Monitoring

Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program

24 Maple Hill Road, Auburn, ME 04210

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