Also called kariba weed.

An ♒︎ aquatic fern, part of family Salviniaceae.

Native to southeastern 🇧🇷 Brazil.   Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan prohibited in Michigan, incl. seeds, fragments and derivatives (.pdf)

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