Also called bat nut, buffalo nut, devil pod, lin kok, ling kio nut, ling nut and singhara.

Part of family Lythraceae.

An annual ♒︎ aquatic plant.  Native to Eurasia and Africa.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🇨🇦+🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan prohibited in Michigan, incl. seeds, fragments and derivatives  Adobe Acrobat Reader file   On No-Plant List by Seneca Nation of Indians.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 65)

Learn more about ♒︎ water-chestnut Trapa natans

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