• Learn about the aquatic plant trade

    The worldwide trade in plants for the aquarium and pond hobbies is a multi-million dollar industry, and the movement of aquatic plants across international borders is of considerable quarantine concern.

  • View fact sheets

    Fact sheets for each of the 270 genera of aquatic plants included in this tool cover topics such as cultivated species, native and adventive distributions, weed status, description, and natural habitat, and include images.

  • Explore the image gallery

    Images illustrate some or all of the following: submersed, emersed, or other growth forms, habit, vegetative growth, inflorescences and flowers or reproductive organs, and representative species.