This photo illustrates how invasive plants can cling to boats and trailers, which can help spread the plants. This photo was taken in North Carolina at a spot where invasive plants called hydrilla and coontail mingled. Hydrilla was found recently in Cave Run Lake near Morehead for the first time.
This photo illustrates how invasive plants can cling to boats and trailers, which can help spread the plants. This photo was taken in North Carolina at a spot where invasive plants called hydrilla and coontail mingled. Hydrilla was found recently in Cave Run Lake near Morehead for the first time. Rob Emens North Carolina Division of Water Resources
This photo illustrates how invasive plants can cling to boats and trailers, which can help spread the plants. This photo was taken in North Carolina at a spot where invasive plants called hydrilla and coontail mingled. Hydrilla was found recently in Cave Run Lake near Morehead for the first time. Rob Emens North Carolina Division of Water Resources

It’s called hydrilla, and it’s a threat to Eastern Kentucky lakes

September 23, 2016 10:51 AM

UPDATED September 24, 2016 07:59 PM

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