Making Pond & LakeWeeds Disappear Since 1977
Cattails are thickly rooted with leaf blades that are long and strap-like flat, about 1" wide, and rounded on the back. The slender stalks range between 3' and 10' tall and are topped by a cigar-shaped "cattail" called a catkin.
The yellow water lily has large heart-shaped leaves between 8 and 16 inches that float on the surface. Leaf veins extend laterally from midrib. It's flower is bright yellow, with a single row of petals.
Watershield is a rooted plant that floats on the surface similar to water lilies. Watershield leaves are typically between one inch and two inches across.
Phragmites were at one point considered an invasive and exotic species in North America, however, recent evidence has shown that the plants are actually native.
Purple loosestrife is an invasive species that grows along the edges of slow moving water bodies. The plants can grow as tall as 2 meters with 30-50 stems.
Bulrush is a perennial, emergent, grass-like wetland plant often found growing in large colonies. Bulrush may have a round shaped stem, often hollow, and without leaves.
Control pond weeds and algae in entire bodies of water.