Fanworts' Natural Habitat
Fanworts' natural habitat are Southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay,, Northest Argentina and in Southern and Eastern USA. But fanwort best thrives in Stagnant Slow flowing environments.
Ecosystems Fanworts invade
In Ontario, fanwort was first found in Kasshabog Lake, part of the Crowe River watershed northeast of the City of Peterborough. Since its discovery in 1991 it has spread within the watershed to North River, South Lake and Big Mountain Lake. Fanwort has also been introduced in Australia, India, Japan, Malaysia and the northeast and northwest United States.