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Water Chestnut (Trapa natans)

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    Credit: Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé | Original book source: Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 1885, Gera, GermanySource: www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
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    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 612. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USGS
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Trapa Natans, or more commonly know as Water Chestnut, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Trapa. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Trapa Natans or Water Chestnut's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Trapa
  • Family: Trapaceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CCW) AZ (PNW) CT (IB) MA (P) ME (IAP) OR (ADW Q) SC (ILAP PP) VT (CBW) WA (WAWQ)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (water chestnut) AZ (water-chestnut) CT (water chestnut) MA (water-chestnut) ME (water chestnut) OR (European water chestnut) SC (water chestnut water chestnut waternut) VT (water chestnut) WA (water chestnut bull nut)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL)




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