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Eichhornia crassipes
common water hyacinth mudplantains
Eichhornia crassipes Pontederiaceae
common name
  common water hyacinth
accepted scientific name
  Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms
rules for finding collection records
  Eichhornia crassipes (643)
family name
Image Author: ©2010 Moorea Biocode
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 2.25 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed last week of February thru 2nd week of December
Not Native; Invasive in AL, AZ, CA, CT, SC, TX

How Likely at this Location (21%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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