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Trapa natans
water caltrop Loosestrife Family
Trapa natans Lythraceae
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common names
  water caltrop
  water chestnut
  water nut
accepted scientific name
  Trapa natans L.
rules for finding collection records
  Trapa natans (129)
family name
  Lythraceae
Image Author: ©2008 "Michael Petroglyph"
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Whorled
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 2nd week of October
Invasive in AL, AZ, CT, ME, MA, OR, SC, VT, WA. Noxious weed in OR.

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Carolinas & Georgia (1)
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Aquatic
Riparian
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