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Heartshape False Pickerelweed (Monochoria vaginalis)

  • Heartshape False Pickerelweed (Monochoria Vaginalis) https://www.sagebud.com/heartshape-false-pickerelweed-monochoria-vaginalis
    Credit: Francisco Manuel Blanco (O.S.A.) | Flora de Filipinas [...] Gran edicion [...] [Atlas II].[1] | License: PD Old
  • Heartshape False Pickerelweed (Monochoria Vaginalis) https://www.sagebud.com/heartshape-false-pickerelweed-monochoria-vaginalis
    Credit: Francisco Manuel Blanco (O.S.A.) | Flora de Filipinas [...] Gran edicion [...] [Atlas II].[1] | License: CC-BY-2.0
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Monochoria Vaginalis, or more commonly know as Heartshape False Pickerelweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Monochoria. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Monochoria Vaginalis or Heartshape False Pickerelweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of California and Hawaii.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Monochoria
  • Family: Pontederiaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I)
  • Federal Noxious Status: NW
  • Federal Noxious Common Name: pickerel weed
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CAW) CA (Q) FL (PAP1) MA (P) NC (CAW) OR (Q) SC (ILAP PP) VT (CAW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (pickerel weed) CA (pickerel weed) MA (pickerel weed) NC (heartshape falsepickerelweed) OR (pickerel weed) SC (monochoria) VT (pickerel weed)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE US
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 0(OBL) H(OBL)





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