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common water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes
common water hyacinth mudplantains
Eichhornia crassipes Pontederiaceae
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common name
  common water hyacinth
accepted scientific name
  Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms
rules for finding collection records
  Pontederia crassipes (18)
  Eichhornia crassipes (16)
family name
  Pontederiaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Moorea Biocode
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 2.0 to 2.5 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 1st week of December
Introduced. Native to South America.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
where plant found
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Aquatic
Wetland
Sand
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest
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