Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4396

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Annual/Perennial

Non-native

Documented growing wild in - - -

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INVASIVE

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

 

LEAVES:
Simple

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

FLOWER:
Violet or lilac
Bisexual
6 petals
6 stamens
Inflorescence a spikelike raceme

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Commelinales


PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monochoria vaginalis   FAMILY Pontederiaceae

(?) Total evidence phylogeny of Pontederiaceae (Commelinales) ... (Pellegrini, et al., 2018)
Pontederia vaginalis

 

COMMON NAME:
Monochoria, heartshape false pickerelweed


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