Aquatic Plant Management Information

-  Common Aquatic Plants in Michigan Booklet
-  Management of Aquatic Plants Booklet
-  Lake and Wetland Management Resources


Invasive Plant Species in Michigan

Phragmites
Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species
Purple Loosestrife - Michigan SeaGrant
Biological Control of Eurasian Watermilfoil - University of Minnesota
A Field Guide to Invasive Plants of Aquatic and Wetland Habitats for Michigan 

Aquatic Plant Identification Resources

Many resources exist to aid in the identification of aquatic plants.  The Aquatic Nuisance Control program has compiled a list of resources for your information.

Aquatic Plant Identification and Herbicide Use Guide, Technical Report A-88-9
Department of the Army, Waterways Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 631, Vicksburg, MS 39180-0631
Limited Supply

How to Identify and Control Water Weeds and Algae
Cygnet Enterprises, 1860 Bagwell Street, Flint, MI 48503
Contact:  800-359-7531 or cygnetent@aol.com
$9.95 + $3.00 S/H

Through the Looking Glass...A Field Guide to Aquatic Plants
Wisconsin Lakes Partnership, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources
1900 Franklin Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Contact:  715-346-2116 or http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/UWEXLAKES/Pages/resources/bookstore/TTLG.aspx 

Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America, Volumes 1 and 2
By Garrett E. Crow and C. Barre Hellquist
The University of Wisconsin Press

Michigan Flora, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
By Edward Voss
University of Michigan

A Guide to Aquatic Plants: Identification and Management
Division of Ecological Services, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4025
Contact: 651-259-5100 or http://www.dnr.state.mn.us

Aquatic Plants: Their Identification and Management
Illinois Department of Natural Resources, One Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271
Contact: 217-782-6302 or https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes Identification Deck
IFAS Extension Bookstore
University of Florida
P.O. Box 110011
Gainesville, FL 32611-0011
Contact: 800-223-1764 or http://IFASbooks.ufl.edu

Aquatic Plants of the Upper Midwest: A photographic field guide to our underwater forest.
By Paul M. Skawinski