Taxon  Report   2896 
Eichhornia crassipes  (P. Martius) Solms-Laubach
Common water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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Eichhornia crassipes
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Eichhornia crassipes
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Eichhornia crassipes, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Eichhornia crassipes
© 2009 Barry Rice
Genus: Eichhornia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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PLANTS: Eichhornia speciosa
PLANTS: Piaropus crassipes
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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