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Location:  Collier County, Florida
Month of Photograph: February
Distribution Map: Pontederia cordata - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Pontederiaceae

Inflorescence -- Frontal View

Pontederia cordata - Inflorescence "
Not all images on this page were photographed on the same day or at the same location. The precise location and date that specific photographs were taken can be obtained by email.
Pontederia cordata can be found in the "Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas". However, the images shown on this page are from photographs taken in the Everglades National Park, Collier County, Florida.

Earles, Richard, and Johnnie L. Gentry. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR: Arkansas Vascular Flora Project, University of Arkansas, 2006. Print.

Pontederia cordata - Colony Colony

For a large collection of images see the Encyclopedia of Life.

For a fine text description of this species see Dr. John Hilty's Illinois Wildflowers.

Pontederia cordata - Whole PlantWhole Plant
Pontederia cordata - Inflorescence Inflorescence
Pontederia cordata - Leaf Adaxial Leaf, adaxial
Pontederia cordata - Lewaves and Stem Leaves and Stem
Inflorescence, Leaves and Stem
Pontederia cordata - Inflorescence, Leaves and Stem

Inflorescence, close up
Pontederia cordata - Inflorescence Close Up

Flower, lateral view close up
Pontederia cordata - Flower Lateral View Close Up