Aquatic and Wetland Invasives Already Present in Dane County

 

Aquatic Species

Click on a species to read more about it on an external website.

To see a list of aqutic invasive species in Dane County by waterbody, visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website.  

Bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis)
Banded mystery snail (Viviparus georgianus)
Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis)
Common carp (Cyprinas carpio)
Common water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
Curly leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus)
Cylindro (Cylindrospermopsis raciborski)
Eurasian water-milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)
Flowering rush (Butomus spp)
Freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta sowerbii)
Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)
New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)
Rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus)
Spiny water flea (Bythotrephes cederstroemi)
Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)
Yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltata)
Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)

 

Wetland Species

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Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica)
Narrow-leaf cattail (Typha angustifolia)
Phragmites (Phragmites australis)
Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea)
Reed manna grass (Glyceria maxima)
Southern cattail (Typha domingensis)

For other aquatic invasive species factsheets, visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website and click on "Regulated" or "Non-regulated" plants or animals.