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Common name

English: Pickerelweed

German: Herzblättrige Pontederie


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Liliales (109)

        Family: Pontederiaceae (5)(family description)

          Genus: Pontederia (1)

            Epithet: cordata L. (3)

cordata => heart-shaped, as of leaves having the stalk at the notched end


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, white

External links

Check for Pontederia cordata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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