Also called Carolina fanwort, Carolina water-shield, green cabomba and fish grass.

Part of family Cabombaceae.

Native to 🌎︎ North and South America.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA (in areas where not native) Invasive > Michigan prohibited in Michigan, incl. seeds, fragments and derivatives.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
 

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