Also called ♒︎ floating water hyacinth.  Part of family Pontederiaceae.

Native to the Amazon basin.  Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan

Learn more about ♒︎ common water-hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes

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