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Common Water Hyacinth (Pontederia crassipes Mart.)

Also classified as Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.

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An aquatic plant native to South Africa and invasive in North America.

Range - Expand

Introduced but Eliminated
Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This species is also introduced in Canada and Mexico; we have yet to build these portions of its map.