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Echinodorus cordifolius (Linnaeus) Grisebach. Creeping Burhead. Phen: (May-) Jun-Nov. Hab: Swamps, ditches, wet thickets, especially on base-rich substrates, such as over calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: MD south to c. peninsular FL, west to TX, south into Mexico (CAM, SLP, TAM, VER, YUC), South America, West Indie), and north in the interior (primarily in the Mississippi Embayment) to s. IL.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = F, G, GrPl, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, Ok, RAB, Tx, Va, WH3, Lehtonen (2008); = Aquarius cordifolius (L.) Christenh. & Byng – Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng (2018); = Echinodorus radicans (Nutt.) Engelm. – S; > Echinodorus cordifolius (L.) Griseb. ssp. cordifolius – Ar, FNA22; > Echinodorus cordifolius (L.) Griseb. ssp. fluitans (Fassett) R.R.Haynes & Holm-Niels. – NcTx; > Echinodorus cordifolius (L.) Griseb. var. cordifolius – C, ETx1

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷

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