Exotic Pest Reporting
Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is an invasive plant of fresh water. It is a native of Brazil and was first detected in Lousiana in 1884.
Sold as an ornamental for aquariums, this weed grows quickly, forming clogging mats of vegetation when released in freshwater.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
03/19/2020 - Aquatic weeds are great ornamentals
03/19/2020 - Kenya’s hyacinth dilemma
03/04/2020 - Group wants water hyacinths in CDO river removed
03/04/2020 - Nothing to show for billions sunk in hyacinth war
03/04/2020 - Water hyacinth - don't buy, sell or give it away
01/21/2020 - Adambakkam lake dying a slow death?
01/17/2020 - Rejuvenation of lake moves at snail's pace
01/15/2020 - Invasive plants persist north of Elmendorf Lake
01/15/2020 - Metro working hard to tackle hyacinths
01/13/2020 - Water hyacinth removed from Vandiyur tank
01/09/2020 - Hyacinths on Presidents Dam, a lost cause
12/09/2019 - Sarasbaug pond is a garbage dumping site
11/11/2019 - LASWA begins clearing of hyacinth from waterways
10/15/2019 - Drones deployed to detect water hyacinth
09/10/2019 - Project explores resourceful use of hyacinth
08/19/2019 - Powai Lake overrun by water hyacinth
07/22/2019 - Water Hyacinth, An Aquatic Nightmare In Niger Delta
07/16/2019 - GHMC acts, begins works to remove water hyacinth
07/11/2019 - More water hyacinth invasion looms over Laguna Lake
07/09/2019 - Water hyacinth denying residents a living
07/09/2019 - Water Hyacinth Invade 70 N/Delta Communities – IYC
07/09/2019 - Water hyacinth: Bane or boon?
06/14/2019 - Water hyacinth continues to choke Pavana
06/10/2019 - Water hyacinths: Bane or boon?
06/06/2019 - Water hyacinths are coming to the Pasig River
06/04/2019 - Pasig River water hyacinth clearing operations set
06/03/2019 - Traders' relief as winds clear water hyacinth
05/15/2019 - Mir Alam Tank likely to get facelift
05/07/2019 - MPs query Sh4b water hyacinth cash
11/16/2018 - Water hyacinth ties Lake Victoria business
09/06/2018 - Aquatic invaders: Learn how to spot the enemy
09/04/2018 - Need to combat invasive alien species stressesed
08/23/2018 - Water hyacinth weed found in Mission Heights Reserve
07/30/2018 - 10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coast
01/16/2018 - Watch out for some water plants
08/01/2017 - In deep waters
07/26/2017 - Modesto inventor using lightbulb weed killing boat