Blue Mudplantain (Heteranthera limosa)


Heteranthera Limosa, or more commonly know as Blue Mudplantain, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Heteranthera. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Heteranthera Limosa or Blue Mudplantain's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Heteranthera
  • Family: Pontederiaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • State T/E Status: KY (SC) MN (T) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: KY (blue mud-plantain) MN (mud plantain) TN (blue mud-plantain)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(OBL) 7(OBL) C(NI*)

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