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Pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata

The following 5 species of Aquatic Plants have been positively identified at Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History.

We are just beginning our formal survey of Aquatic Plants, including emergent plant species, so please check back later for the results of our work.

NOTE: If you have expertise in Aquatic Plant identification and would like to help survey the species at Hilton Pond Center, please contact us at RESEARCH .

Family numbers below are after Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles & Bell, UNC Press 1968).

33. LEMNACEAE (Duckweed Family)
(1 species)

39. PONTEDERIACEAE (Pickerelweed Family)
(1 species)

63. POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
(1 species)

75. CABOMBACEAE (Water Shield Family)
(1 species)

137. ONAGRACEAE (Evening Primrose Family)
(1 species)

* = Introduced species

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