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Heteranthera reniformis Ruiz & Pavón. Kidneyleaf Mud-Plantain. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: In shallow, stagnant water in floodplains, or emersed on mud. Dist: CT west to NE, south to FL and TX and into South America; West Indies. First reported for SC by Hill & Horn (1997).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, FNA26, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Horn (1998), Horn (2020); < Heteranthera reniformis Ruiz & Pav. – F, S, S13, Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 9

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