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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
Family: PONTEDERIACEAE  
Genus: Eichhornia
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eichhornia speciosa
PLANTS: Piaropus crassipes
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Suggested Citation
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2017).

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