Calflora
Taxon  Report   9390    
Pontederia cordata  L.
Pickerelweed
Pontederia cordata
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pontederia cordata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Pontederia cordata
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: PONTEDERIACEAE  
Genus: Pontederia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pontederia cordata var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Pontederia cordata var. lanceolata
PLANTS: Pontederia cordata var. lancifolia
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More information about  Pontederia cordata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (POCO14)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).