Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3798

Aquatic, Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe, Asia, Africa, & Australia
Documented growing wild in - - -

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 5-9

FLOWER:
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Aldrovanda vesiculosa   FAMILY Droseraceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aldrovanda vesiculosa   FAMILY Droseraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Waterwheel-plant