Calflora
Taxon  Report   5670    
Monochoria vaginalis  (Burm. f.) C. Presl ex Kunth
Heart shape false pickerelweed,  Heartshape false pickerelweed
Monochoria vaginalis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Monochoria vaginalis is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]
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Observation Search
(13 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: PONTEDERIACEAE  
Genus: Monochoria

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Monochoria vaginalis var. pauciflora
PLANTS: Pontederia vaginalis
More information about  Monochoria vaginalis

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).