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Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia crassipes

Description:

Photo take in a friends garden beautiful bunch of light purple flowers big leafs, i think this is not endemic of this area but introduce as an ornament plant. is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often considered a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

Habitat:

Its habitat ranges from tropical desert to subtropical or warm temperate desert to rainforest zones.

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Water Hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes Eichhornia crassipes


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1 Comment

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks Despina :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

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