US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District Website

water hyacinth and water lettuce
The program to control invasive aquatic plants like water hyacinth is important to the health of Lake Okeechobee and Corps operations. Left unchecked, the plants multiple quickly, resulting in problems with navigation, flood control and the natural ecosystem.

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