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*Eichhornia azurea (Swartz) Kunth. Rooted Water-hyacinth. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Ditches, rivers. Dist: Native of s. Mexico to South America, and West Indies.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Synonymy: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Tx, WH3, WI, Haines (2020b); = Pontederia azurea Sw. – Pellegrini, Horn, & Almeida (2018)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL

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