Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Aquatic weeds can clog irrigation channels and cover lakes, threatening crops and wildlife. Read more -- Outlawed! Federal Noxious Weeds: The Aquatics.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
The distinguishing characteristics of M. vaginalis are the spike-like inflorescence opposite the floral leaf, and the one stamen with a lateral, oblique, erect tooth. Read more at Invasive Species Compendium.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Commelinales
Total evidence phylogeny of Pontederiaceae (Commelinales) ... (Pellegrini, et al., 2018)
Monochoria, heartshape false pickerelweed
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