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Heteranthera reniformis

Heteranthera reniformis Ruiz & Pav.

Kidneyleaf Mudplantain, Kidney-leaf Mud-plantain

Pontederiaceae (Water-Hyacinth Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HERE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Vegetative stems partially below water surface. Flowering stems up to about 4 inches above water surface.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Roadside ditches, edges of streams and ponds, freshwater tidal mudflats.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Heteranthera reniformis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heteranthera reniformis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heteranthera reniformis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-07-13
Research By: CBR

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