Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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Pond Water-starwort, European waterstarwort
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Aquatic with submersed, emersed, and floating leaves; Forb
Non-native: Europe /possibly native in some areas
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it in ponds, stagnant water, wet soil, per Weakley's Flora
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
- Forest Health Assessment & Applied Sciences Team: New Invaders of the Northeast
- Forest Health Assessment & Applied Sciences Team: New Invaders of the Southeast
Simple - dimorphic
Opposite. Floating rosettes of spatulate leaves & submersed linear leaves
1 stamen in staminate flowers
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